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3. Rights of the Child

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UN CRC) which came into force in September 1990 and was ratified by the UK government in 1991, consists of  54 articles in all with 42 articles proclaiming within them the entitlement for special care and assistance of the human person in childhood. “Articles 43-54 are about how adults and governments should work together to make sure all children get their rights” UNICEF 2007.

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