Every country believe the children are the precious resource because these children will play an important role in development of the country and they make a country great by being disciplined, loyal and aware citizen.
Unfortunately, despite this, billions of children in the country are living in vulnerable conditions. They are abused as child labour, child prostitution, child beggars etc because they are immature and not enough to understand what should be done in difficult circumstances.
To provide children protection from all these the worst circumstances, our constitution has stated some rights of children.
According the article 14, every person is equal before the law, no matter, of what age he/she is.
According the article 15 (3), if state has made any provision, in the interest of child, that will not treat as apart by constitution.
According the article 21,the state will provide free and compulsory education to all the children between the age of 6-14 years, according the law. (This provision was included in 86th amendments in 2002)
According the article 21, every person has right to expression including children.
Article 23 restricts the human trafficking and forcefully child labour.
Article 24 ensures the life and health of young children. According this article no children below the age of 14 years can be employed in any kind of factory or mine. Also they cannot be involved in hazardous task.
Article 29(2) believes that it is wrong to restrict the entrance of any child in any educational institute.
Article 39 (D) says that the state should use its policies in the way so that the health of any male or female worker and tenderness of any child can be saved from any kind of abuse and the citizens should not be forced to in any job (due to weak economical status) which is not fit to their age and physique.
Article 39 also directs to state that it should provide children an independent and respected atmosphere so that children can find opportunity to get good health and development.
Article 41 says that it is responsibility of state that it should make effective provisions to ensure the education to all, in limited potential and resources.
Article 45 says that the state will make an effort to provide all children the early childhood care and education till the age of 6.
According the article 47, it is the prime responsibility of the state to improve the nutrition and health standard of its citizens, including children.
Article 51 says that the every parent or guardian will be responsible to provide the opportunity of education to its child, age 6-14.
(This provision is also has included during the 86th amendment in 2002)