RIGHTS OF CHILDREN
Pooja chetal m.sc nursing 1st
year
Child Rights: A Gist
 The Convention on the Rights of the
Child defines basic rights of children
covering multiple needs ...
Rights of children………
When Children are too young to care for
themselves, parents or substitutes are
required to provide b...
The right to Education:
50% of Indian children aged 6-18 do not
go to school
Dropout rates increase alarmingly in class
II...
The right to Expression
 Every child has a right to express
himself freely in which ever way he
likes.
 Majority of chil...
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
malnourished.
 one in every five adolescent boys is
malnou...
The right to Health & Care;
 58% of <2 years-not fully vaccinated.
 24% of these - no vaccination.
 60% of children-ane...
The right to protection
from Exploitation
 children were sent to work by compulsion
and not by choice,
 Poor and bonded ...
The right to protection from
Neglect
 Every child has a right to lead a well
protected and secure life away from
neglect....
The right to Development
 Every child has the right to
development - child explore her/his full
potential.
 Unfavourable...
The right to Recreation
 Every child has a right to spend some
time on recreational pursuits - sports,
entertainment and ...
The right to Name &
Nationality
 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 una...
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 ap...
Contd…
 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 encourag...
Contd….
 Children must be treated tactfully and
with understanding and their privacy
must be respected at all times.
 Ch...
Contd…
 equipped and furnished environment
that corresponds to their development
needs and requirements.
 meet the recog...
Contd…
 Children should have the opportunity to
wear their own clothes and have their
things with them in the hospital.
...
Contd…
The Right to enjoy these rights
regardless of race, color, sex,
religion, national or social
origin
special rights of Physically and
mentally handicapped children
 Right to live in as normal setting as
possible.
 Right t...
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Pooja rights of children 1

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  • 1. RIGHTS OF CHILDREN Pooja chetal m.sc nursing 1st year
  • 2. 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. DON'T EMPLOY THEM : EMPOWER !
  • 3. Rights of children……… When Children are too young to care for themselves, parents or substitutes are required to provide basic requirements to children
  • 4. 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
  • 5. The right to Expression  Every child has a right to express himself freely in which ever way he likes.  Majority of children however are exploited by their elders and not allowed to express.
  • 6. The right to Information:  Every child has a right to know his basic rights and his position in the society.
  • 7. The right to Nutrition  More than 50% of India's children are malnourished.  one in every five adolescent boys is malnourished,  one in every two girls is undernourished.
  • 8. 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 birthday.  70 in 1000 children die before first birthday.
  • 9. The right to protection from Exploitation  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.
  • 10. The right to protection from Neglect  Every child has a right to lead a well protected and secure life away from neglect.  children working under exploitative and inhuman conditions get neglected badly.
  • 11. The right to Development  Every child has the right to development - child explore her/his full potential.  Unfavourable living conditions - prevents growing in a free and uninhibited way.
  • 12. The right to Recreation  Every child has a right to spend some time on recreational pursuits - sports, entertainment and hobbies to explore and develop.
  • 13. The right to Name & Nationality  child has a right to identify himself with a nation.
  • 14. 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 gender discrimination.
  • 15. Right to disaster relief  The Right to be among first to receive relief at times of disaster.
  • 16. 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 outpatient form.
  • 17. Contd…  Children and their parents have right to take decision regarding the medical care provided to them.
  • 18. 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.
  • 19. Contd….  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 age group.
  • 20. Contd…  equipped and furnished environment that corresponds to their development needs and requirements.  meet the recognized safety rules and policies applicable in children care.
  • 21. Contd…  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.
  • 22. Contd… The Right to enjoy these rights regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national or social origin
  • 23. special rights of Physically and mentally handicapped children  Right to live in as normal setting as possible.  Right to equal opportunity for education.  Right to quality medical care.  Right to equal employment opportunities.  Right not to be sterilized even if the parents give their consent
  • 24. Thank you

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