Blog of Rights

Summer Lacey, Racial Justice Program

Achieving the Ideals Embodied in the CRC

By Summer Lacey, Racial Justice Program , Racial Justice Program & Vanita Gupta, Center for Justice at 4:58pm
Today marks the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the most comprehensive treaty on children’s rights. The convention has been ratified by nearly every country in the world, except for the United States. The convention would fill current gaps in U.S. laws, and provide all children in America with the same robust protections that children in 193 countries are already entitled to.
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