Биболетова 11 класс, Unit 1, Section 3, p. 29 — 33, ex. 81, 85, 86, 87, 89, 90, 92, 93, 94.
Are you aware of your rights? — Знаете ли вы о своих правах?
Ex. 81 Read the report and check your guesses. — Прочитайте доклад и проверьте свои догадки.
Derry young people wronged over rights
April 21, 2004
As young people, we were shocked when we recently found out — about our official rights as children through a UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Also as young journalists, we believe there is one right that is more important to us than others and that is the right to have our voice heard. Beyond this right, however, young people have almost 50 rights in total, according to the UN Convention.
After completing a number of interviews across the city we discovered that three out of ten children didn’t know anything about what rights they had and most had never even heard of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. This made us ask the question, why?