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Children's Rights

 

Everyone on this planet is protected by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Wherever we live, whoever we are, these are our rights and no one should take them away from us. Freedom, peace, and justice around the world are built on these rights.

 

► Children have the right to tell you what they are thinking or feeling, whether they whisper, shout it, paint, draw, mime or sign it.

 

► Every child has the right to develop their own beliefs in a positive way.

 

► All children have the right to be loved.

 

► All children have the right to a good childhood.

 

► All children have the right to play and rest.

 

► All children have the right to be happy.

 

► All children have the right to experience the freedom of natural spaces – climb trees, wallow in mud, feel the wind in their faces, the rain in their hair.

 

► All children have the right to make decisions for themselves, take risks, and be challenged.

 

► All children have the right to an inspiring education

 

► All children have the right to feel safe from harm.

 

► All children have the right to be cared for when sick or hurt.

 

► All children have the right to belong to a family, and feel safe.

 

► Nobody has a right to hurt children, emotionally or physically.