The family, founded on the legal ties of marriage, is the basic unit [cellule] of society. The State works to guarantee, by the law, the protection of the family under the juridical, social and economic plans, in a manner to guarantee its unity, its stability and its preservation.
It assures one equal juridical protection and one equal social and moral consideration to all children, [being the] abstraction made from their familial situation.
Fundamental instruction [enseignement] is a right of the child and an obligation of the family and of the State.
A Consultative Council of the Family and of Childhood [Conseil consultatif de la famille et de l'enfance] is created. (Art. 32)