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Child right international to go to court over rastafarians

Child Rights International (CRI), a non-governmental organisation that is committed to the promotion and protection of the inherent dignity of every child, has stated that “An adult is a child who has survived.

These rights include their right to association with both parents, human identity as well as the basic needs for physical protection, food, universal state-paid education, health care and criminal laws appropriate for the age and development of the child, equal protection of the child's civil rights and freedom from discrimination on the basis of the child's race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability, colour, ethnicity or other characteristics.

The Executive Director Mr. Bright Appiah speaking to Citi News indicated the intention of the institution to go to court to seek redress of certain schools not allowing children of rastafarians to attend school with their rasta hair on.

According to Mr. Bright Appiah, they going to court is not to signify that they have won the case, but to allow the court to address the issue at hand properly.

The Executive Director Mr Bright Appiah pointed it out that the rules and regulations been used in the schools recently are not in conformity in the era in which we are

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