Proposal : [draft Convention on the Rights of the Child] / submitted by the Netherlands.
29 January 1988
COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Pre-Sessional open-ended Working Group
on the Question of a Convention on the
Rights of the Child
25-29 January 1988
Proposal Submitted by The Netherlands
New Second Paragraph
2. The States Parties to the Present Convention shall take all feasible
measures to ensure that on child takes a direct part in hostilities and
they shall refrain particular from recruiting any child who has not
attained the age of 16 years into their armed force.