Human Rights Of The Child Essay

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HUMAN RIGHTS OF THE CHILD- NATIONAL AND INTENATIONAL PERSPECTIVE By: Asst. Prof. ATUL D KURANE
Introduction:
Children constitute the vulnerable section in any community of the world. Children form that lot of vulnerable section whose human rights can be easily violated. The tender age and mind of the child needs special care and special protection. The protection and enforcement of their human rights is a major concern globally. The role of the State in acknowledging the special rights of the child acquires an important position in a welfare state. The State now plays a positive role in the all-round development of the child by committing itself to various international instruments and also providing for the national legal regime dealing with the child. The
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Every child has right to privacy, reputation and honor. The good name of the child and unlawful interference with privacy of the child should be prevented.
The child has the right to access to all reliable information from all sources and media.
The parents are under an obligation to share the responsibility of upbringing the child and should always consider what is best for the child. the governments should provide assistance to parents if both are working parents.
The convention puts an obligation on the governments to ensure that the child is cared for and to protect the child from abuse, violence and neglect by parents or by those who take care of the child.
The child who cannot be properly cared for should be provided alternative care and placed in the care of the person who respects the Childs religion, tradition and language.
In case of adoption the matter of prime concern must be what is best for the child.

The convention has provision for refugee children. The child refugee has right to protection and
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