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The Committee on the Rights of the Child

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The Committee on the Rights of the Child speaks as a collective body in its reporting guidelines, concluding observations, and general comments, while members speak as individuals in the dialogues with States. Unfortunately, there is confusion in the literature as to how these various statements should be viewed; there are confusions about the nature and the status of the statements. The CRC Committee and the Human Rights Committee (HRC) are poles apart in applying legal methodologies to their respective treaties. With handling over eight hundred individual complaints in thirty years, the HRC has been under much more pressure to respect the rule of law than the CRC Committee. When 'discrimination' is anything that a person does not like, then the word loses its meaning, and the CRC's right of non-discrimination contracts and expands according to the feelings of adults, rather than being respected as a matter of international law.

Keywords: CRC Committee; discrimination; Human Rights Committee (HRC); international law; non-discrimination

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