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Other Acts 1624 (27/06/2008)

Type: Acts of the Council of Europe: Resolution on preventing the first form of violence against children: abandonment at birth

Authority: European Authorities - Council of Europe: Parliamentary Assembly

Date: 06/27/2008

Subject: The abandonment of children at birth is a complex issue, which involves rights other than those of the mother, such as those of the child and of the father. It is impossible nowadays to overlook the rights of children, particularly the right of children to live in a family and to know their origins; it is just as difficult to ignore the rights of fathers.

Classification: Dignity - Art. 1 Human dignity - Person - Equality - Art. 24 Children’s rights

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