Stand Up for the Rights of Children: Submit the CRC to the U.S. Senate for Ratification
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Stand Up for the Rights of Children: Submit the CRC to the U.S. Senate for Ratification

    1. Sponsored by

      U.S. Fund for UNICEF

The Convention on the Rights of the Child (“CRC”) lays out a comprehensive set of rights for children, and recognizes the essential role and importance of parents and families in their development. I
 
The U.S. Fund for UNICEF is joining with other child welfare organizations to ask President Obama to order a review by the Department of State and send the CRC treaty to the U.S. Senate for ratification -- but we need to show that it has the overwhelming support of thousands of concerned citizens like you.
 
Sign the petition to ask President Obama to submit the Convention on the Rights of the Child to Senate for ratification and demonstrate that the U.S. stands firm for the rights of children around the world.

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    1. Reached 15,000 signatures

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    • Teresa Waterman TAMPA, FL
      • about 1 month ago

      We are 1 of 3 countries who have not signed this. It is embarrassing as an American to be grouped with South Sudan and Somalia on this.

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    • Anita Kanitz STUTTGART, GERMANY
      • 7 months ago

      "There is no trust more sacred than the one the world holds with children. There is no duty more important than ensuring that their rights are respected, that their welfare is protected, that their lives are free from fear and want and that they can grow up in peace."

      -- Kofi Annan

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    • ZILKA DAMIEN FRANCE
      • 10 months ago

      ask yourself why they refuse !

      ask yourself why they refuse !

      ask yourself why they refuse !

      ask yourself why they refuse !

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