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UNCRC - Know your rights

The United Nations has a list of all the rights that children have. This list is called the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, or UNCRC for short. The UNCRC has 42 articles which set out how children should be treated.

If you want to know some more about your rights then here are some of them. 

Article 1 Everyone under 18 has these rights.

Article 6 You have the right to life and to grow up to be healthy.

Article 12 Your right to say what you think should happen and to be listened to.

Article 15 Your right to meet with friends and join groups and clubs.

Article 28 Your right to learn and to go to school.

Article 29 Your right to become the best that you can be.

Article 36 You should be protected from doing things that could harm you.

You can find out more on the Children's Commissioner for Wales websiteOpens new window or the Let's Get it Right websiteOpens new window. You can also download a poster that has been put together by the Children's Commisioner.

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