Feedback on the implementation of UNCRC

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Author: Beyond Social Services

The United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child is an international charter that points out a set of rights that every child must have and Singapore pledged its commitment to the promotion and protection of these rights. In 2010, Beyond reflected on the implementation of these rights in Singapore and gave eight points of feedback. Some of the reflections include how the Children and Young Person’s Act does not cover youths between the ages of 16 and 18, how we should improve access to affordable child care for low income families, and how the age of criminal responsibility should be set to an age above 7 years.

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