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Children born out of wedlock

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Children born outside of marriage. Article 25(2) of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) provides that all children, whether born in or out of wedlock, shall enjoy the same social protection. See also the European Convention on the Legal Status of Children Born Out of Wedlock (1975). Article 2(1) of the CRC obligates States Parties to respect and to ensure the rights set forth in the CRC to each child within their jurisdiction without discrimination of any kind, irrespective of the child's birth or other status.

See also:
Discrimination   Identity   Name