The Future Of Children's Rights

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Children’s Rights have been a problem in the past, is in the present, and ultimately still will be in the future if something is not done to change them. Every child should have a right to an education and health services. Many children are not given the proper help and resources that he or she needs to have a fulfilling life, with the help of health sources and education opportunities. The right to an education and healthcare will better a child’s life in the future. Education will give children a better opportunity in the future, when dealing with the choices of secondary education, alternative education, and careers. Also, children who are not giving their right to an education can be subject to failure and turn to drugs and alcohol to help …show more content…
Health care will impact a child’s life because if they are not given the proper care he or she can become subject to disease and other health issues in the future. “The Convention of the Rights of the Child was adopted by the United Nations in 1989” (Bryson). Children’s Rights was not just introduced in 1989, it was talked about for many years leading up to the convention. (To be clear, the convention of the Right of Children was a convention held for the nation of the UN, and there is articles that were introduced during the convention that were stated in the article.) Formally, the first “Convention of the Rights of the Child was in 1959, [followed by] the Convention of the Rights of the Child in 1979, [which led to] the Convention of the Rights of the Child in 1989” (Fiorvanto and Brassard). Although introduced over twenty years ago, Children’s Rights are still a major problem, internationally, today. Discussed at the United Nations twenty years ago, were the findings and declaration of the individual rights of children, major proclamations that were found were based solely on children’s education and health rights as individuals.

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