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Children deprived of their family environment

     IRC site

CRC Article = 20
Note:
Article 20 of the CRC accords to children permanently or temporarily deprived of their family environment, or in whose own best interests cannot be allowed to remain in that environment, the right to special State protection and assistance and the right to alternative care in accordance with national laws.

See also:
Adoption   Alternative care   Foster placement   Judicial review   Kafala   Placement in institutions   Procedures   Unaccompanied refugee children