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Children's Rights & the Law

This section of the website contains information about how children can use the law to protect their rights.

You can find out about children's human rights here.

Children’s rights are protected by different laws. You can learn about some of the laws which protect children’s rights here.

The courts have decided lots of cases which are important for children’s rights. You can read some cases where the courts have considered the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child when making a decision affecting children here.  

Many children have similar problems in relation to their rights. Read some frequently asked questions.

If you have a legal problem, you may need help from a lawyer or another organisation. You can find out how to get help here.

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