Governments must do all they can to make sure every child can enjoy their rights.
Every child has the right to have a say in all matters affecting them, and to have their views taken seriously.
Every child must be free to say what they think and to seek and receive all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.
Every child has the right to think and believe what they want and to practise their religion, as long as they are not stopping other people from enjoying their rights. Governments must respect the rights of parents to give their children information about this right.
Every child has the right to meet with other children and to join groups and organisations, as long as this does not stop other people from enjoying their rights.
Every child has the right to privacy. The law should protect the child's private, family and home life.
Every child has the right to reliable information from the media. This should be information that children can understand. Governments must help protect children from materials that could harm them.
Governments should make the Convention known to children and adults.
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