Article 42

Everyone should know about the UNCRC.

Article 42 of the UNCRC says that all children, young people and adults should know about the Convention.

People should think about ways to make sure everyone knows about the Convention, regardless of their age. There should be training around how to do this, especially for those who work with children and young people.

Full text

This article is a simplified version of Article 42 of the UNCRC. The full text of the Article can be found below:

States Parties undertake to make the principles and provisions of the Convention widely known, by appropriate and active means, to adults and children alike.


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