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Chapters from the Report of Coalition of Russian NGOs to the UN Committee on Economical, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)

The “Right of the Child” contribution


Chapters from the Report of Coalition of Russian NGOs to the UN Committee on Economical, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR)


(Submitted to CESCR in connection with consideration by the Committee
of the IV Russia’s Periodic Report, 17-18 November 2003)


Article 10 item 3 of the International Covenant on Economical, Social and Cultural Rights

The States Parties to the present Covenant recognize that:

3. Special measures of protection and assistance should be taken on behalf of all children and young persons without any discrimination for reasons of parentage or other conditions. Children and young persons should be protected from economic and social exploitation. Their employment in work harmful to their morals or health or dangerous to life or likely to hamper their normal development should be punishable by law. States should also set age limits below which the paid employment of child labour should be prohibited and punishable by law.

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