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UNCRC Article of the Week (WC: 18th January 2021)

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This week’s Article of the Week is:

Article 6: I should be supported to live and grow.

Article 6 of the UNCRC recognises that all children and young people have the right to survive and the right to develop. It says the government should do as much as they can to prevent the deaths of children and young people.

A right to develop

This Article also says that children and young people should be able to grow up in conditions that don’t impact negatively on their physical and mental wellbeing.

It says the government should do as much as they can to make sure children and young people can live in these conditions in order that they can develop.

The right to survive and develop is a general principle

The right to survive and develop is one of the four general principles of the UNCRC, which underpin how it should be interpreted and put into practice.

The four principles are:

  • Non-discrimination (Article 2)
  • Best Interests (Article 3)
  • The right to survive and develop (Article 6)
  • The right to have your views heard and taken seriously (Article 12)
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