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RRS Articles of the week – 30th June 2022

Published: 3 July, 2022

Rights Respecting Schools Articles of the Week;

Article 24 (health and health services): Every child has the right to the best possible health. Governments must provide good quality health care, clean water, nutritious food, and a clean environment and education on health and well-being so that children can stay healthy.

Article 33 (drug abuse): Governments must protect children from the illegal use of drugs and from being involved in the production or distribution of drugs. States Parties shall take all appropriate measures, including legislative, administrative social and educational measures, to protect children from the illicit use of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances as defined in the relevant international treaties, and to prevent the use of children in the illicit production and trafficking of such substances.