[Mechanisms must be introduced to ensure that children in all forms of alternative care, including in institutions, are able to express their views and that those views be given due weight in matters of their placement, the regulations of care in foster families or homes and their daily lives. These should include:] Establishment of effective mechanisms, for example, a representative council of the children, both girls and boys, in the residential care facility, with the mandate to participate in the development and implementation of the policy and any rules of the institution.
Non-negotiated soft law
Committee on the Rights of the Child
Tipo de documento
General Comment / Recommendation
Medio de adopción
Civil & Political Rights
Governance & Rule of Law
Social & Cultural Rights
Tipo de párrafo
CRC General Comment No. 12, The right of the child to be heard (2009), para. 97.