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Encyclopedia of Spiritual — Letter S - SAVE THE CHILDREN

SAVE THE CHILDREN
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Article 14 states the rights of the child "to freedom of thought, conscience, and religion."

Article 15 states the rights of the child "to freedom of association and to freedom of peaceful assembly."

Article 16 states that "No child shall be subjected to arbitrary or unlawful interference with his or her privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor to unlawful attacks on his or her honor and reputation."

Article 17 presents the responsibilities of states to "recognize the important function performed by the mass media and shall ensure that the child has access to information and material from a diversity of national and international sources, especially those aimed at the promotion of his or her social, spiritual, and moral well-being and physical and mental health."

Article 18 presents the responsibilities of states to "use their best efforts to ensure recognition of the principle that both parents have common responsibilities for the upbringing and development of the child. Parents or, as the case may be, legal guardians, have the primary responsibility f

or the upbringing and development of the child. The best interests of the child will be their basic concern."

Article 19 presents the responsibilities of states to "take all appropriate legislative, administrative, social and educational measures to protect the child from all forms of physical or mental violence, injury or abuse, neglect or negligent treatment, maltreatment or exploitation, including sexual abuse."

Article 20 states that "A child temporarily or permanently deprived of his or her family environment, or in whose own best interests cannot be allowed to remain in that environment, shall be entitled to special protection and assistance provided by the State."

Article 21 presents the responsibilities of states to "recognize and/or permit the system of adoption shall ensure that the best interests of the child shall be the paramount consideration."

Article 22 presents the responsibilities of states to take appropriate measures to protect refugee children.

Article 23 presents the responsibilities of states to "recognize that a mentally or physically disabled child should enjoy a full and decent life, in conditions which ensure dignity, promote self-reliance and facilitate the child's active participation in the community."

Article 24 presents the responsibilities of states to "recognize the right of the child to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health and to facilities for the treatment of illness and rehabilitation of health."

Article 25 presents the responsibilities of states to "recognize the right of a child who has been placed by the competent authorities for the purposes of care, protection or treatment of his or her physical or mental health, to a periodic review of the treatment provided to the child and all other circumstances relevant to his or her placement."

Article 26 presents the responsibilities of states to "recognize for every child the right to benefit from social security, including social insurance, and shall take the necessary measures to achieve the full realization of this right in accordance with their national law."

Article 27 presents the responsibilities of states to "recognize the right of every child to a standard of living adequate for the child's physical, mental, spiritual, moral and social development." The Article also recognizes that the parent(s) or others responsible for the child have the primary responsibility to secure, within their abilities and financial capacities, the conditions of living necessary for the child's development."

Article 28 presents the responsibilities of states to "recognize the right of the child to education, and with a view to achieving this right progressively and on the basis of equal opportunity." In particular, this involves making "primary education compulsory and available free to all," the encouragement of secondary education and making higher education "accessible to all on the basis of capacity by every appropriate means."

Article 29 outlines some general comments on the implementation of Article 28.

Article 30 states, "In those States in which ethnic, religious or linguistic minorities or persons of indigenous origin exist, a child belonging to such a minority or who is indigenous shall not be denied the right, in community with other members of his or her group, to enjoy his or her own culture, to profess and practice his or her own religion, or to use his or her own language."

Article 31 presents the responsibilities of states to "recognize the right of the child to rest and leisure, to engage in play and recreational activities appropriate to the age of the child and to participate freely in cultural life and the arts."

Article 32 presents the responsibilities of states to "recognize the right of the child to be protected from economic exploitation and from performing any work that is likely to be hazardous or to interfere with the child's education, or to be harmful to the child's health or physical, mental, spiritual, moral or social development."

Article 33 presents the responsibilities of states to "take all appropriate measures, including legislative, administrative, social and educational measures, to protect children from the illicit use of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances."

Article 34 presents the responsibilities of states to "undertake to protect the child from all forms of sexual exploitation and sexual abuse."