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The Committee on the Rights of the Child publishes its interpretation of the content of human rights provisions, in the form of General Comments on thematic issues.

The Committee on the Rights of the Child has issued general comments on the following subjects:

No.
Subject
Languages
Date
Word format
PDF format
17
The right of the child to rest, leisure, play, recreational activities, cultural life and the arts
E | F | S | A
F | S | A
 
16
On State obligations regarding the impact of the business sector on children’s rights
E | R | S
E | R
 
15
The right of the child to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health (Article. 24)
E | R | S | A
R | S | A
2013
14
The right of the child to have his or her best interests taken as a primary consideration (art. 3, para. 1)
E | F | R | S | C | A
E | F | R | S | C | A
2013
13

The right of the child to freedom from all forms of violence

E | F | R | S | C | A
E | F | R | S | C | A
2011
12
The right of the child to be heard
E | S | A
A | F
2009
11
Indigenous children and their rights under the Convention
E | F | R | S | C | A
E | F | S | R | C | A
2009
10
Children’s rights in Juvenile Justice
E | F | S
E | F | R | S | C | A
2007
9
The rights of children with disabilities
E | F | S
E | S
2006
8
The right of the child to protection from corporal punishment and other cruel or degrading forms of punishment
E | F | S
E | F | S
2006
7/Rev.1
Implementing child rights in early childhood
E | F | S
E | F | S
2005
6

Treatment of unaccompanied and separated children outside their country of origin

E | F | S
E | F | S
2005
5
General measures of implementation for the Convention on the Rights of the Child
E | F | S

E | F | S

2003
4
Adolescent Health
E | F | S
E | F | S
2003
3
HIV/AIDS and the rights of the child
E | F | S
E | F | S
2003
2
The role of independent human rights institutions
E | F | S
E | F | S
2002
1
The aims of education
E | F | S
E | F | S
2001

The general comments of all human rights treaty bodies are compiled in the document
HRI/GEN/1/Rev.9 (Vol.II)
A C E F R S

 
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