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RRS Articles of the week – 4th March 2022

Published: 5 March, 2022

Rights Respecting Schools Articles of the Week;

Rights Respecting Schools Articles of the Week

Article 2 (non-discrimination): The Convention applies to every child without discrimination, whatever their
ethnicity, gender, religion, language, abilities or any other status, whatever their family background.

Article 12 (respect for the views of the child): Every child has the right to express their views, feelings and wishes
in all matters affecting them, and to have their views considered and taken seriously. This right applies at all
times, for example during immigration proceedings, housing decisions or the child’s day-to-day home life.

Article 13 (freedom of expression): Every child must be free to express their thoughts and opinions and to access all kinds of information, as long as it is within the law.