What kind of Rights does a Child have?
The Convention manifests a complete view on the child. Different rights have been collected in a document, that is, economic, social, cultural, civic and political rights and freedom. Even some human rights are included in it.
The Convention contains 54 articles and is divided in three pasages that deal with substantial issues, guardianship and final decisions.
In the UN-Convention all rights are equally important and there is no orderly classification or claim for one right to be of greater significance than another.
The Convention's rights are universal and relevant in times of peace, war and other armed conflicts.
The child's rights can be divided in the following:
Social and economic rights contain a basic need for a child.
Right to survival, evolution and progress, right for equitable living standard, health care, social safeness, right to education, right to leisure, recreation and cultural activity, right to parental guidance.
Minority's right to own language, right to own identiy, right ot own culture.
Civic rights and leisure.
Inherent right to life, right to name and nationality, right to keep the identity, freedom of speech, freedom of thought, moral freedom and freedom of religion, freedom of peaceful assembly, protection of private and family life, right to reach information regarding the Convention's decisions.