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What Is 'Appropriate' Legal Protection Before As Well As After Birth?

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Appropriate legal protection for every child before as well as after birth must be non-discriminatory. The term before as well as after birth is irrevocably embedded in the foundation framework for protecting the human rights of every child, and Article 2 of the Universal Declaration prohibits discrimination of any kind in the entitlement to those rights, including discrimination on the grounds of birth or other status. The right to legal protection is recognized for the child before birth, as well as the child after birth. Legal protection is to provide a special safeguard, formulated appropriately, designed especially for the needs of children before as well as after birth. There is an urgent need for major human rights education in order to raise sensitivity to the poignant vulnerability of the child in that critical stage of life between conception and birth.

Keywords: birth; child; human rights; legal protection

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