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Video: Every Child Has A Right to A Mother and A Father

Zoe Romanowsky - published on 11/18/14 - updated on 06/07/17

Why each of us deserves a mother and a father.

Today children are sometimes made and raised in ways that deprive them of their natural right to both a mother and a father. They shouldn't be cut off from their roots, from their origins and genealogy. Even the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child states that all children have the right to be raised by both parents whenever possible. Tragedies of various kinds leave children without a father or mother, or both, but that’s not the same as purposely depriving a child of one parent. Mothers and fathers are not interchangeable and this second installment of the Humanum film series highlights every child’s right to both.

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