The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: A Guide for Children & Young People

Author: Scottish Government
Category: Awareness-raising

7th February 2017

The UNCRC booklet is aimed at children and young people under the age of eighteen and provides details of the rights they are entitled to under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: A Guide for Children & Young People provides details of the 42 Articles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) in a child and young people friendly manner.

This booklet is specifically aimed at children and young people with the intention of informing them of the UNCRC and the rights they are entitled to under the Convention.

The booklet also contains a statement from The Children's Commissioner on his role in ensuring children's rights and views are looked after, along with contact details for relevant organisations like Young Scot, Childline, Article 12 and UNICEF.