Ethiopian Constitution, Article 36(1) 

Every child has the right:

  • To life;
  • To know and be cared for by his or her parents or legal guardians;
  • Not to be subject to exploitative practices, neither to be required nor permitted to perform work which may be hazardous or harmful to his or her education, health, or well-being; and
  • To be free of corporal punishment or cruel and inhumane treatment in schools and other institutions responsible for the care of children.