Congress/Obama Administration: Ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
Mar 11, 2013 — Here are the articles:
Everyone under 18 years of age has all the rights in this Convention.
The Convention applies to everyone whatever their race, religion, abilities, whatever they think or say and whatever type of family they come from.
All organisations concerned with children should work towards what is best for each child.
Governments should make these rights available to children.
Governments should respect the rights and responsibilities of families to direct and guide their children so that, as they grow, they learn to use their rights properly.
All children have the right of life. Governments should ensure that children survive and develop healthily.
All children have the right to a legally registered name, the right to a nationality and the right to know and, as far as possible, to be cared for by their parents.
Governments should respect children’s right to a name, a nationality and family ties