symbolic illustration of Article 41 of the UNCRC.

UNCRC Article 41

Where our country treats us better than the U.N. does we should keep up the good work!

Article 41 of the UNCRC says that the Convention doesn’t limit the rights children and young people have. Countries are free to give them more rights than the Convention lists; they just can’t take away the rights that are given by it.

It’s important to remember that the rights listed in the UNCRC are a foundation on which governments can build. They’re not intended to be goals to strive for or the most that children and young people can accept: rather, they’re the minimum that’s needed for them to live a safe and happy life.


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