Every human being has rights. Children have children’s rights.
Since 1946 the UN – the United Nations – has been working to safeguard these rights. On 20th November 1989 it was adopted: the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.
People in every country, every culture and in all religions work together to implement these children’s rights for all 2.2 billion children of this world:
Children’s rights are of prime importance for a world where peace, fairness, security and respect for the environment prevail. We owe our children the very best we can give.
Children need special care and protection.
A contract is intended to ensure this. Since 1989, in other words for almost 25 years, the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child has existed. In 54 articles it establishes the very specific rights for children. 192 countries of the world have accepted and ratified this agreement. Only two countries have not: the USA and Somalia...