17 November 2023


Every child has rights that must be protected.  Children and young people have the same general human rights as adults and also specific rights that recognize their special needs. Human rights are standards that recognize and protect the dignity of all human beings, they govern how individual human beings live in society and with each other.…, Child rights and why they matter?, Aku anak Indonesia, aku punya hak There are many reasons for singling out children's rights in a separate human rights Convention:, 1 Children are individuals, Children are neither the possessions of parents nor of the state, nor are they mere people-in-the-making; they have equal status as members of the human family., 2 Children start life as totally dependent beings, Children must rely on adults for the nurture and guidance they need to grow towards independence. Such nurture is ideally found from adults in children's families, but when primary adult caregivers cannot meet children's needs, it is up to the State as the primary duty bearer to find an alternative in the best interests of the child., 3 The actions, or inactions, of government impact children more strongly than any other group in society, Practically every area of government policy – from education  to public health – affects children to some degree. Short-sighted policymaking that fails to take children into account has a negative impact on the future of all members of society., 4 Children's views should be heard and considered in the political process, Children generally do not vote and do not traditionally take part in political processes. Without special attention to the opinions of children – as expressed at home and in schools, in local communities and even in governments – children's views go unheard on the many important issues that affect them now or will affect them in the future., 5 Many changes in society are having a disproportionate, and often negative, impact on children, Transformation of the family structure, globalization, climate change, digitalization, mass migration, shifting employment patterns and a shrinking social welfare net in many countries all have strong impacts on children. The impact of these changes can be particularly devastating in situations of armed conflict and other emergencies., 6 The healthy development of children is crucial to the future well-being of any society, Because they are still developing, children are especially vulnerable – more so than adults – to poor living conditions such as poverty, inadequate health care, nutrition, safe water, housing and environmental pollution. The effects of disease, malnutrition and poverty threaten the future of children and therefore the future of the societies in…, What is Convention on the Rights of the Child?, Cari Tahu dan Ambil Bagian untuk Kemajuan Hak Anak In 1989, world leaders made a historic commitment to the world’s children by adopting the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child – an international agreement on childhood. It’s become the most widely ratified human rights treaty in history and has helped transform children’s lives…, Child rights we should all know, Untuk setiap anak, harapan The Convention on the Rights of the Child comprises four main pillars - the right to survival, the right to protection, the right to development and the right to participation. These rights are based on the non-discrimination principle and all actions must be in line with the best interest of children. The right to…, Important message from your favorite influencers, More to explore