ABC of Children’s Rights #5: Right to be Heard


This summary for development practitioners provides:

■ Information on the topic of General Comment No. 12 and its legal foundation;
■ An overview of the Committee’s key recommendations addressed to States parties;
■ Key contents of General Comment No. 12;
■ Recommendations for development practitioners on how to use this General Comment;
■ An excerpt of the relevant article of the CRC and an overview of State party obligations.



Institut für Menschenrechte

Publication Date: 2014