ACHR 1.1, 17, 19, CFREU 24.2


Convention on the Rights of the Child preamble,  art.  3, 9, 18, 20, 21, 37 and 40


General Comment No. 14. On the right of the child to have his or her best interest taken as a primary consideration. Committee on the Rights of the Child


General Comment No. 17. Rights of the child article 24 ICCPR, Human Rights Committee, April 7, 1989, par. 56.


General Comment No. 7, par. 17 (autonomy progressive realization of rights)


Optional Protocol to the convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict. General Assembly, Resolution A/RES/54/263, May 25, 2000. Preamble

Committee on the Rights of the Child


Case of Mendoza et al. v. Argentina. May 14, 2013. No 260, par. 140 – (child definition and special rights), 142 best interest of the child)


Rights of the Child

Right to personal physical, mental and moral Integrity

Right to a Family

Right to Health