Sale and trafficking
CRC Article = 35
According to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Sale of Children, (intercountry) adoption, forced labour and sexual exploitation are the three main practices in relation to which the sale and trafficking of children occur. There has also been an increased number of as yet unsubstantiated reports of trafficking in children for the sale of their organs. The right of the child to protection against the sale of or traffic in children is set forth in Article 35 of the CRC. States Parties are required to take all appropriate national, bilateral and multilateral measures to prevent the sale of or traffic in children for any purpose or in any form.
Abduction Exploitation Organ trafficking Recovery and reintegration Slavery
CRC Article = 41
The saving clause enshrined in Article 41 of the CRC is intended to safeguard for children the protection of higher standards and additional rights incorporated in the law of States Parties or in other regional and international treaties to which States Parties are also Parties.
Domestic implementation Obligation of States
CRC Article = 28(1)(e)
For the implementation of the right of the child to education, States Parties are required to take measures to encourage regular attendance at schools.
Drop-out rates Education
Science and technology
CRC Article = 28(3)
For the implementation of the right of the child to education, States Parties are required to promote international co-operation in matters relating to education, in particular with a view to facilitating access to scientific and technical knowledge. In this regard, States Parties are required to take particular account of the needs of developing countries.
Developing countries Education Education and international co-operation International co-operation
CRC Article = 28(1)(b)
For the implementation of the right of the child to education, States Parties are required to encourage the development of different forms of secondary education, including general and vocational education, and to make them available and accessible to every child through, for example, the introduction of free education and offering financial assistance in case of need.
Education Education assistance Free education General education Vocational education
Separation from adult prisoners