There hasbeen a substantial development in regards to children and young adult’s rightsover the coming years. In this essay, I will be talking more in depth about thefactors on rights and participation significantly focusing on development onthis concept. Furthermore, as the essay progresses, I will be discussing theoutlines of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Children (UNRC).UNRC is a legal agreement setting out the potential, civil economic, culturalrights of every child, regardless of their race, religion and abilities. (Savethe children, 2018).
It sets the basic standards for the local government toprovide for and to protect the children in terms of basic needs like health,nutrition and other aspects. The government has obligations, which areimportant to provide for the children as stated by the UNRC. (Savethechildren.org.uk, 2018) To support my essay, it is important to relateit to a source of media; showing it is a reliable source gives the reader toconsider issue of children’s rights. Media source which I have selected andwill be focusing on throughout this essay. I have chosen ‘Ugly Duckling.
‘ This well-knownfairytale will be used to study the rights of susceptible children withdisabilities and how they are treated throughout. Assessing how certain aspectsof this fairytale and how it relates to the rights of children. Further to theabove, I will be relating this aspect into two main themes. Some of whichinclude, the notion of power and voice in society.
The word ‘rights’ is definedas “A moral or legal entitlement to have or do something.” (Google.co.uk, 2018) Regards to children making aware that thechildren are being treated with dignity and they are receiving the rights theyare permitted to. Form of power, which an individual can use to demand justiceis a better explanation of rights within all backgrounds.