KCD’s Child Rights project is working towards ensuring the implementation of the rights of a child. But what exactly the Children’s Rights are? How are they understood? What does KCD do in relation to them? In this article, we will answer these questions.
In 1989 the General Assembly of the United Nations has adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child (also known as Child Rights Convention, or CRC) which serves the most accepted standard on children’s rights in the world. According to CRC, a child “any human being below the age of eighteen years, unless under the law applicable to the child, majority is attained earlier.”