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Know your rights

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What does this mean?

It’s your right to know your rights.

You can learn more about your rights by visiting the Ombudsman for Children’s office with your class or group.


Every child has 42 rights.

EXAMPLE: In SPHE and Religion, you learn about your rights and responsibilities.

Learn more about this right

  • Under article 42 of the UNCRC, it’s your right to know your rights. Adults should know about these rights and help you learn about them, too.
  • In SPHE and in Religion class, you learn about your rights.
  • There are websites like and which tell you about your rights.
  • It is one of the jobs of the Ombudsman for Children’s Office to make sure that children in Ireland know about their rights.