This volume illuminates the drafting process that led to the publication of General Comment No. 7, on ‘Implementing Child Rights in Early Childhood’, by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child. Following the Introduction, Section I describes the Day of General Discussion 2004 on ‘Implementing Child Rights in Early Childhood’. Section II contains the text of General Comment No. 7, along with a brief analysis. Section III offers, in extracted form, the texts submitted by various organisations and other interested parties to the Committee during the Day of General Discussion. Section IV provides texts that supply additional insights into the background to the General Comment. Section V reproduces the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
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