Important Links

 General Comment SUMMARIES

Committee on the Rights of the Child                       The Convention on the Rights of the Child                        NEW LINK:  General Comment (#17) on article 31  or use http://bit.ly/1kAjGpZ                                                                              

Article 31 of The Convention on the Rights of the Child

1. States Parties recognize the right of the child to rest and leisure, to engage in play and recreational activities appropriate to the age of the child and to participate freely in cultural life and the arts.

2. States Parties shall respect and promote the right of the child to participate fully in cultural and artistic life and shall encourage the provision of appropriate and equal opportunities for cultural, artistic, recreational and leisure activity.

IPA Video on a Child’s Right to Play

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