Linguistic minority children
CRC Article = 30
A linguistic minority is a group of people within the territory of a State whose language is different from that of the majority. Under Article 30 of the CRC those States Parties in which linguistic minorities exist shall not deny a child belonging to such a minority the right, in community with other members of his or group, to use his or her own language. This right is also recognized in Article 27 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (1966). Noteworthy is the standard-setting work of the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, including the Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities, which was adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 1993.
Discrimination Information and linguistic minority children Minority children