What happened to the children's right to privacy?

Think about the children's right to privacy
Think before you share. (Photo: Pixabay)

In Article 16 on the right to privacy i UN Convention on the Convention states: «All children have the right to a privacy. The law must protect the child's privacy in the family and protect the child from illegal attacks against his honor or reputation.»

Norway acceded to the Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1991, and since 2003 it applies as Norwegian law. The convention goes, too in front of other Norwegian laws if they conflict with each other. This means that all Norwegian authorities, individuals and organizations are required to comply with the provisions of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Still, Article 16 is broken by parents on social media every single day, with no consequences for the parents. It is their children who go above and beyond. The worldwide and ever-growing phenomenon is called "sharenting".

According to UNICEF Norway Stop SharentingDecember 2019 campaign has a child of 12 years today an average of 1165 photos of themselves in social media,. . .

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