Posts Tagged Convention on Child Rights

Only America Refuses to Sign the Children’s Rights Treaty

Published by — Seriously?  Are we so divided that we can’t even agree on taking care of the kids? I can’t imagine a clearer set of ideals for the modern world than those set forth in the United Nations’ 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child.  The document’s 41 Articles are the conditions of […]


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What Is a Child-Friendly City? Why Should We Care?

Published by — Part 2 of 5 on Leeds’ efforts to become a Child-Friendly City (Part 1) In 1989 the United Nations completed a 10-year multi-national negotiation that resulted in the Convention on the Rights of the Child.  To this day, this treaty signed by 193 nations remains the largest international set of agreements […]

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