are in the MOST Phase I website (1994-2003).
The MOST Phase II website is available at: www.unesco.org/shs/most.
African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child
3. Any custom, tradition, cultural or religious practice that is inconsistent with the rights, duties and obligations contained in the present Charter shall to the extent of such inconsistency be discouraged.Article 3: Non-Discrimination
1. Every child shall have the right to freedom of thought conscience and religion.Article 11: Education
2. The education of the child shall be directed to:Article 25: Separation from Parents
3. When considering alternative family care of the child and the best interests of the child, due regard shall be paid to the desirability of continuity in a child's up-bringing and to the child's ethnic, religious or linguistic background.Article 26: Protection Against Apartheid and Discrimination
2. States Parties to the present Charter shall individually and collectively undertake to accord the highest priority to the special needs of children living under regimes practising racial, ethnic, religious or other forms of discrimination as well as in States subject to military destabilization.Source: OAU Doc. CAB/LEG/24.9/49 (1990). The text of the Charter can be found on an Internet database operated by the University of Minnesota's Human Rights Library.
To MOST Clearing House Homepage