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Children’s rights education (or children’s human rights education) is the teaching and practice of children’s
rights in schools and educational institutions, as informed by and consistent with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
When fully implemented, a children's rights education program consists of both a curriculum to teach children their human rights, and framework to operate the school in a
manner that respects children's rights. Articles 29 and 42 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child require children to be educated about their rights.
In addition to meeting legal obligations of the Convention to spread awareness of children’s rights to children and to adults, teaching children about their rights has
the benefits of improving their awareness of rights in general, making them more respectful of other people's rights, and empowering them to take action in support of other