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Children's rights

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1024: tabled on 02 March 2022

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 13 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises the importance of children’s human rights; reaffirms its support for the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) in its entirety, in particular to its four General Principles, non-discrimination (article 2), best interest of the child (article 3), right to life survival and development (article 6) and right to be heard (article 12); and urges the Government to do all they can to ensure that other countries are held to account in applying the UNCRC, especially in countries where there may be armed conflict and notes in particular Afghanistan, Yemen, Tigray and in Palestine and the occupied territories.