UNCRC: United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
The purpose of this document is to ensure the survival, protection and development of children. The UNCRC is an international human rights treaty that grants all children and young people with a set of human rights. The UK Government signed the Convention in 1990 and it came into force in the UK in 1992. This has helped to shape policies and laws that relate to children in the UK and the rights they are entitled to.
Here are some of the rights, children are entitled to have: