37. Convention on the Rights of the Child.

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child1 sets out a number of rights which must be guaranteed to children, such as the right to life2 and rights relating to identity and dignity3, family stability4, education and development5 and general welfare including protection from cruelty and exploitation6, as well as rights that are common to those protected by human rights instruments of general applicability such as freedom of expression and information7, conscience8 and association9; and requires parties to the Convention to respect and ensure those rights to each child within their jurisdiction without discrimination of any kind,