Do children have rights? The obvious answer is yes but do have we (adults) ever asked kids in the Caribbean what rights they think they have? I have never asked, I merely assume and mainly as a parent my assumptions might not necessarily coincide with those of my child.
So I invite you to sit back Watch and Listen to these Jamaican kids talk about their rights (Unicef Jamaica)
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
“Rights” are things every child should have or be able to do. All children have the same rights. These rights are listed in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Almost every country has agreed to these rights. All the rights are connected to each other, and all are equally important. Sometimes, we have to think about rights in terms of what is the best for children in a situation, and what is critical to life and protection from harm. As you grow, you have more responsibility to make choices and exercise your rights.
Kwame Samuels was born and raised in Negril Jamaica. He currently resides in Toronto Canada where he works fulltime in the field of market research. Kwame is a avid soccer fan and listen to Roots Reggae everyday
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