The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is presented as a foundation for students’ awareness and understanding of children’s rights.
- What is the Convention on the Rights of the Child?
- What rights are granted under the CRC?
- How do these rights apply to me?
Recommended Time: 45 minutes
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is the most widely ratified human rights treaty. The CRC establishes a comprehensive set of goals for individual nations to achieve on behalf of their children. The unprecedented acceptance of the Convention clearly shows a wide global commitment to advancing children’s rights. The CRC has been ratified by 196 countries so far. More information about the CRC can be found here and here.