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UNCRC Article 6

I should be supported to live and grow

Article 6 of the UNCRC recognises that all children and young people have the right to survive and the right to develop. It says the government should do as much as they can to prevent the deaths of children and young people.

A right to develop

This Article also says that children and young people should be able to grow up in conditions that don’t impact negatively on their physical and mental wellbeing.

It says the government should do as much as they can to make sure children and young people can live in these conditions in order that they can develop.


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