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Title: Convention on the Rights of the Child
Alternative Title(s): CRC
Children's Convention
Available From: http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/crc.htm
http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/instree/k2crc.htm
http://www.un.org/documents/ga/res/44/a44r025.htm
Conclusion Date: 1989-11-20
Entry Into Force Date: 1990-09-02
Description: This is one of the primary human rights treaties and it focuses on the rights of the child (CRC). The document on the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights web site links to status information, declarations and reservations, and to the monitoring body (the Committee on the Rights of the Child). The CRC has two additional optional protocols, one on the involvement of children in armed conflicts and one on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography.
Legal Citation: GA res. 44/25, annex, 44 UN GAOR Supp. (No. 49) at 167, U.N. Doc. A/44/49 (1989); 1577 UNTS 3; 28 ILM 1456 (1989)
Amended By: Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflicts
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography
EISIL Categories: Home > International Dispute Settlement > Human Rights > United Nations Human Rights Bodies
Home > International Human Rights > Slavery & Slavery-Like Practices
Home > International Human Rights > Disabled Persons
Home > International Human Rights > Rights of the Child
Keywords: rights of children
Language(s): Arabic
Chinese
English
Russian
Document Creator: UN General Assembly
Site Administrator: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
InfoDesk@ohchr.org


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