AND STANDARDS RELATING TO DISABILITY
Part V. PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND MULTIPLE DISCRIMINATION
- RIGHTS OF SPECIAL GROUPS. 3/10
2. Rights of the Youth
In Article 15 (3) (c) of the Additional Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights in the Field of Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights States undertake to adopt special measures for the protection of adolescents in order to ensure the full development of their physical, intellectual and moral capacities.
The goals mentioned in the United Nations Rules for the Protection of Juveniles Deprived of their Liberty are protections provided specifically for juveniles. Related instruments that apply to youth are United Nations Guidelines for Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency ("Riyadh Guidelines") and the United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Administration of Juvenile Justice ("Beijing Rules").
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