ENGAGEMENT WITH INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS SYSTEMS
NATIONAL COMMISSION ON THE RIGHTS OF CHILD
The National Commission on the Rights of Child strongly advocates the engagement with international human rights system for promotion and protection of child rights in the country.
Under the Section 15(i) of the Act, it states that the National Commission on the Rights of Child shall “examine international instruments and undertake periodical review of existing policies and programmes on child rights and make recommendations for their effective implementation in the best interest of children”.
Additionally, Section 15(j) of the Act also empowers the Commission to “advise the Federal Government to sign, ratify or accede to any such proposed international treaty, protocol, etc”.