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Article 7
Children with disabilities


1. States Parties shall take all necessary measures to ensure the full enjoyment by children with disabilities of all human rights and fundamental freedoms and ensure the equal rights of children with disabilities to the enjoyment of all rights set out in this Convention.

2. In all actions concerning children with disabilities the best interest of the child shall be a primary consideration.

3. State Parties shall ensure that children with disabilities have the right to express their views freely on all matters affecting to them on an equal basis with other children, and to be provided with disability and age appropriate assistance to realize that right.






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