Article 1: Definition of a child.
Article 2: Children must be protected from discrimination.
Article 3: The best interests of the child
(taking into account the rights and duties of parents).
Article 4: Legislative measures to implement the treaty.
Article 5: The rights of parents.
Article 6: The right to life.
Article 7: The child's right to birth registration.
Article 8: The child's right to a name, nationality and family relations.
Article 9: The child's right not be separated from his or her parents against the child's will.
Article 10: The child's right to maintain contact with both parents if they separate.
Article 11: Measures against the illicit transfer of children abroad.
Article 12: The child's right to be heard in any judicial and administrative proceedings.
Article 13: The child's right to freedom of expression.
Article 14: The child's right to freedom of thought.
Article 15: The child's right to freedom of association.
Article 16: The child's right to privacy.
Article 17: The child's right to information from national and international mass media.
Article 18: Parents or legal guardians have the primary responsibility for the child's upbringing.
Article 19: State obligations to protect children against maltreatment and abuse.
Article 20: State obligations to children temporarily or permanently deprived of their family environment.
Article 21: State obligations to children with regard to adoption.
Article 22: State obligations to children who are classed as refugees.
Article 23: State obligations to children who are mentally or physically disabled.
Article 24: State obligations to provide child health care services.
Article 25: Children placed in physical or mental health care settings have the right to a periodic review of their circumstances and treatment.
Article 26: The child's right to social security insurance and benefits.
Article 27: The child's right to a standard of living adequate for the child's physical, mental, spiritual, moral and social development.
Article 28: The child's right to education.
Article 29: The goals to which a child's education should be directed, and the right of individual adults to establish and direct educational institutions.
Article 30: The rights of children belonging to ethnic, religious or linguistic minority groups.
Article 31: The child's right to rest, leisure and recreational activities.
Article 32: The child's right to be protected from economic exploitation.
Article 33: State obligations to protect children from the illicit use of narcotic and psychotropic drugs.
Article 34: State obligations to protect children from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse.
Article 35: State obligations to prevent the abduction or trafficing of children.
Article 36: State obligations to protect children from all other forms of exploitation prejudicial to the child's welfare.
Article 37: State obligations to ensure that children are not subjected to torture, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishments, including capital punishment or life imprisonment without the possibility of release.
Article 38: State obligations to ensure that children under fifteen years do not take a direct part in wars or other hostilites, and to protect and care for children affected by armed conflict.
Article 39: State obligations to promote physical and psychological recovery of child victims of torture, degrading treatment or armed conflict.
Article 40: State obligations concerning children who infringe penal laws.
Article 41: No part of the Convention shall override provisions contained in State laws which are more conducive to children's rights.
PART II - Committee on the Rights of the Child
Article 42: State obligations to make the provisions of the Convention widely known.
Article 43: Description of the role of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child.
Article 44: Reports to the Committee.
Article 45: The process by which the Committee evaluates reports.