General comment No. 21 (2027) of UN Committee on the Rights of the Child on children in street situations
02 June 2023
In the present general comment, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child provides authoritative guidance to States on developing comprehensive, long-term national strategies on children in street situations using a holistic, child rights approach and addressing both prevention and response in line with the Convention on the Rights of the Child. General Comment clarifies the obligations of States in applying a child rights approach to strategies and initiatives for children in street situations.
What are General Comments: Each of the UN treaty bodies publishes its interpretation of the provisions of its respective human rights treaty in the form of “general comments”.
This document was translated and published within the frame of the project “Protecting human rights of vulnerable groups in Azerbaijan”, funded by European Union and implemented by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.