What are the Rights of the Child?
The Assembly General of the Organization of the United Nations (UN), in 1989 approved the creation of the Convention of the rights of the child, giving them the security of all measures which take a State in relation to minors, would ultimately further the interests of children.
In general terms it's a Convention in which ensures children the same rights and freedoms that have adults in developed countries, it is also rights that protect them from all kinds of abuse and who are responsible for providing a good standard of living, health care, good education, and even fun.
Particularly in Chile, the Convention of the rights of the child was signed, along with other 57 countries in 1990, establishing the commitment to respect for children and the protection of their dignity and integrity, both mental and physical.
In this way, the Commission advocate citizen, belonging to the Ministry of General Secretariat of the Presidency of Chile, published the rights of the child, which are as follows:Rights of the child:
- To be informed or ask for information when we need it.
- To be heard and that our opinion is taken into account.
- To be fed properly and grow healthy physically, mentally and spiritually.
- To play, dream, relax, live in an environment clean and learn how to take care of it.
- To respect our privacy and no one to do things that we don't want our body.
- To have our own culture, religion and language and not be discriminated against, or that our differences are the object of contempt or ridicule.
- Study to develop to its full all our capabilities and that we are not forced to work.
- To be loved and respected by adults and that our well-being is the first thing that is taken into account when taking decisions that may affect us.