Rights of the Child Commission

The Rights of the Child Commission (RCC) is an independent, quasi-governmental body with constitutional powers, established under Article 212G(1)(d) of the Constitution of Guyana.

The Commission was granted jurisdiction to investigate and resolve complaints that violates and omits the rights and interest of the child, ensuring that every child's voice is heard on all levels in Guyana, in accordance with, the Convention on Rights of The Child (UNCRC) Articles.

Legal Frameworks

The Rights of the Child Commission has been instrumental in advocating, architecting, and implementing child-relating guides and frameworks into Guyana's legal system.

Other Resources

UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) is the most complete statement of children's rights ever produced and is the most widely-ratified international human rights treaty in history.

View the Convention

The State of the World's Children

UNICEF provides this annual flagship report offering the most comprehensive analysis of global trends affecting children; ranging from children with disabilities, conflict and war, child labour, urbanization, early childhood development, and much more.

Read the Report

CRIN A-Z Index

The Child Rights International Network (CRIN) works on children's rights issues that are emerging or neglected in mainstream human rights work.

A comprehensive list of the various children's rights issues that CRIN has examined is available for public browsing and research purposes.

Browse the Index

Rights of the Child

66 Peter Rose & Anira Sts
Queenstown Georgetown

+592 231-5298

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