Children as citizens with rights and agents of change - EXPeditions

Children as citizens with rights and agents of change

by Roger Hart
  • Key point 1
    The United Nations launched the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in 1989 after a ten-year drafting process. It became the most universally ratified treaty in history.
  • Key point 2
    It includes articles on provision and protection, as well as children’s rights to actively participate in society actively.
  • Key point 3
    It is dramatically helping protect children from harm, early marriage and all forms of domestic abuse.
  • Key point 4
    There are still children doing dangerous work.