Kjeldsen, Busk Madsen and Pedersen v. Denmark (1976)

In this decision, the European Court of Human Rights clarified States’ obligations regarding the freedom of parents to educate their children according to their religious and philosophical convictions as guaranteed by Article 2 of Protocol 1 (P1-2) to the European Convention on Human Rights. The Court found that compulsory sex education in public schools does not violate parental freedom.

 

Principle versus Practice, Poverty and discrimination as barriers to the enjoyment of the right to education for internally displaced children - Case study on education and displacement in Turkey

This case study focuses on two factors that affect displaced children’s ability to exercise their right to education: poverty and discrimination.

Commentary on the EU Charter: Article 14: The Right to Education

Commentary explaining the scope and content of the right to education (Article 14) in the EU Charter. Includes detailed sections on the main aspects of Article 14 including: non-discrimination in access to education, right of access to education, possibility of compulsory free education, freedom to found educational establishments and respect of parents' convictions.

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