1 | All children have the right to what follows, no matter what their race, colour sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, or where they were born or who they were born to. |
2 |You have the special right to grow up and to develop physically and spiritually in a healthy and normal way, free and with dignity. |
3 | You have a right to a name and to be a member of a country. |4 | You have a right to special care and protection and to good food, housing and medical services. |
5 | You have the right to special care if handicapped in any way. |
6 | You have the rightto love and understanding, preferably from parents and family, but from the government where these cannot help. |
7 | You have the right to go to school for free, to play, and to have an equalchance to develop yourself and to learn to be responsible and useful.
Your parents have special responsibilities for your education and guidance. |
8 | You have the right always to be among the firstto get help. |
9 | You have the right to be protected against cruel acts or exploitation, e.g. you shall not be obliged to do work which hinders your development both physically and mentally.
Youshould not work before a minimum age and never when that would hinder your health, and your moral and physical development. |
10 | You should be taught peace, understanding, tolerance andfriendship among all people. |
On December 10, 1948 the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights the full text of which appears in the followingpages. Following this historic act the Assembly called upon all Member countries to publicize the text of the Declaration and "to cause it to be disseminated, displayed, read and expounded principallyin schools and other educational institutions, without distinction based on the political status of countries or territories." Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this...