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Trade unions

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Note:
The right of the child to freedom of association is set forth in Article 15 of the CRC, but does not explicitly mention the right of the child to form and join trade unions. However, during the drafting of this provision, the view was expressed that it should be recognized that older children, particularly children above the legal minimum age for admission to employment, have the right to join trade unions.

See also:
Child labour   Enforcement of child labour standards   Freedom of association