Giving children adults' rights runs risk of making them adults before their time

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7091.1413b (Published 10 May 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1413
  1. Michael Croft, General practitionera
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    Editor—Gerison Lansdown and colleagues' editorial on implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is remarkable for failing to mention the word “parent” even once.1 If national and international government policy is ever to address the needs of today's children it must …

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