3 Explain Article 3 9 12 and 19 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights

3 explain article 3 9 12 and 19 of the united nations

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the outcome. 3. Explain Article 3, 9, 12 and 19 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child in plain English. Article 3 Actions concerning children that have been undertaken by public/private social welfare, inside court of law, administrative authorities or legislative bodies for the best interest of the child’s primary welfare and consideration on the circumstances. Article 9 Ensure that a child shall not be separated from his or her parents against their will, except if it is to the child’s best interest. Children whose parents have separated have the right to stay in contact with both parents, unless this might harm the child. Article 12 States Parties shall assure to the child who is capable of forming his or her own views the right to express those views freely in all matters affecting the child, the views of the child being given due weight in accordance with the age and maturity of the child. Article 19 To ensure that all possible measures are taken to protect children from all forms of physical or mental violence, injury or abuse, neglect or negligent treatment, maltreatment or exploitation, including sexual abuse, while in the care of parent(s), legal guardian(s) or any other person who has the care of the child. 4. Refer to the Youth law 2015 information sheets about sexting and cyber-bullying. Explain sexting and cyber- bullying. Sexting is sending and receiving sexually explicit messages, photos, or videos through technology such as a phone, app, email, webcam or any digital device. Sexting includes photos and videos containing nudity or show or simulated sex acts, as well as text messages that discuss or propose sex acts. However, in some cases sexting is used to bully, blackmail and exploit. Cyber-Bullying is bullying that’s done using technology, like mobile phone, computers, and tablets. Cyber-bullying can occur through text messages, apps, online social media, emails, forums, or gaming where people can view, participate in, or share content.
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