CRC Article = 37(a)
The right of the child not to be subjected to torture or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment is set forth in Article 37(a) of the CRC. The aim of this provision is to protect both the dignity and the physical and mental integrity of the child. Noteworthy are the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (1984), the European Convention for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (1987) and the Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture (1985).
Cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment Discrimination and punishment Recovery and reintegration Treatment of accused children Treatment of children deprived of their liberty Treatment of convicted children