Pooja rights of children 1
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RIGHTS OF CHILDREN
Pooja chetal m.sc nursing 1st
Child Rights: A Gist
The Convention on the Rights of the
Child defines basic rights of children
covering multiple needs and issues. India
endorsed it on December 11, 1992.
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Rights of children………
When Children are too young to care for
themselves, parents or substitutes are
required to provide basic requirements
The right to Education:
50% of Indian children aged 6-18 do not
go to school
Dropout rates increase alarmingly in class
III to V, its 50% for boys, 58% for girls.
• Free and Compulsory
• To become useful
member of society
The right to Expression
Every child has a right to express
himself freely in which ever way he
Majority of children however are
exploited by their elders and not
allowed to express.
The right to Information:
Every child has a right to know his basic
rights and his position in the society.
The right to Nutrition
More than 50% of India's children are
one in every five adolescent boys is
one in every two girls is
The right to Health & Care;
58% of <2 years-not fully vaccinated.
24% of these - no vaccination.
60% of children-anemic.
95 in 1000 children die before fifth
70 in 1000 children die before first
The right to protection
children were sent to work by compulsion
and not by choice,
Poor and bonded families often "sell" their
children to contractors who promise lucrative
jobs in the cities.
The right to protection from
Every child has a right to lead a well
protected and secure life away from
children working under exploitative and
inhuman conditions get neglected badly.
The right to Development
Every child has the right to
development - child explore her/his full
Unfavourable living conditions -
prevents growing in a free and
The right to Recreation
Every child has a right to spend some
time on recreational pursuits - sports,
entertainment and hobbies to explore
The right to Name &
child has a right to identify himself
with a nation.
The right to Survival
Of the 12 million girls -3 million do not
see their fifteenth birthday
1 million of them are unable to survive
even their first birthday.
Every sixth girl child's death is due to
Right to disaster relief
The Right to be among first to
receive relief at times of disaster.
Rights of Hospitalized child
The National Association for the Welfare of
Childrens in Hospital (NAWCH) seated in
London approved and declared the rights of
hospitalized children on 25 February 1992.
Children should only be admitted to the
hospital if the care they need cannot be
provided equally in domestic treatment or in
Children and their parents have right
to take decision regarding the medical
care provided to them.
contd … right to have continuous contact
with their parents and siblings in hospital
the parents are assisted and encouraged
to stay with the child in the hospital- to
participate in the care
of their child.
Children must be treated tactfully and
with understanding and their privacy
must be respected at all times.
Children must receive the care of
adequately trained staff - fully aware of
physical and emotional
needs of children of any
equipped and furnished environment
that corresponds to their development
needs and requirements.
meet the recognized safety rules and
policies applicable in children care.
Children should have the opportunity to
wear their own clothes and have their
things with them in the hospital.
Children should be taken care of
together with other children of the
same age group.
The Right to enjoy these rights
regardless of race, color, sex,
religion, national or social
special rights of Physically and
mentally handicapped children
Right to live in as normal setting as
Right to equal opportunity for
Right to quality medical care.
Right to equal employment
Right not to be sterilized even if the
parents give their consent