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National Children Policy, 1994

Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh Ministry of Women and Children Affairs Country Resources Child and Youth General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Bangladesh December 1994 Policy document child and adolescent, policy

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Six objectives have been identified in this policy to guarantee the rights of children and to ensure various facilities and opportunities:

a. Birth and Survival - Ensure child's right to survival after birth with the provision of health, nutrition and physical security

b. Education and psychological development - Ensure proper facilities for education for achieving appropriate moral, cultural and social values

c. Family Environment - Proper family environment being one of the main preconditions for proper development of a child, steps to be taken to improve the family environment

d. Assistance to children in difficult circumstances - Extend special assistance to children in difficult circumstances, provide necessary facilities for disabled children and establish equal opportunities for them

e. Best interest of the children - Adopt the policy of ensuring the best interest of the children in all national, social, family or personal situations

f. Legal rights - Ensure the legal rights of the children within the national, social or family context


National Children Policy
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