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Every child, without any exception whatsoever, shall be entitled to these rights [set out in the declaration], without distinction or discrimination on account of race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status, whether of [the child] or of [the child's] family.
The child shall be entitled from birth to a name and a nationality.
The child who is physically, mentally or socially handicapped shall be given the special treatment, education and care required by his particular condition.
|Child labor / India|
The program went on to report that “Indian women are trafficked to the Middle East for commercial sexual exploitation.”
|Domestic child labor|
[t]he right to survival;
[t]o develop to the fullest;
[t]o protection from harmful influences, abuse and exploitation; and
[t]o participate fully in family, cultural and social life.
|Child health and hunger|
Devotion to the best interests of the child;
Right to life, survival and development; and
Respect for the views of the child.“The Convention protects children’s rights by setting standards in health care; education; and legal, civil and social services.”
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“Human Trafficking in India -- Women and girls are trafficked within the country for the purpose of commercial sexual exploitation and forced marriage especially in those areas where the sex ratio is highly skewed in favor of men. Children are subjected to forced labor as factory workers, domestic servants, beggars, and agriculture workers, and have been used as armed combatants by some terrorist and insurgent groups,” INfocus, July 31, 2012, http://www.presstv.ir/Program/253673.html
United Nations Children’s Fund (originally United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund)
11. CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD, New York, 20 November 1989
TEXT: United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 1577, p. 3; depositary notifications
C.N.147.1993.TREATIES-5 of 15 May 1993 [amendments to article 43 (2)]1; and
C.N.322.1995.TREATIES-7 of 7 November 1995 [amendment to article 43 (2)]
ENTRY INTO FORCE September 2, 1990, in accordance with article 49(1).
REGISTRATION: September 2, 1990, No. 27531.
STATUS: Signatories: 140. Parties: 193.
CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD States Parties
Afghanistan ................... 27 Sep 1990 28 Mar 1994
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