Convention on the Rights of the Child

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Publication.png Convention on the Rights of the Child 
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Founded20 November 1989
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An international treaty to afford legal rights to children, effective in almost all nations of the world except the USA.

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child is an international treaty to protect children.

Child Executions

The treaty prohibits execution of children. It was signed by the USA but as of 2017 has never been ratified, allowing the government to execute juveniles. The only other country, as of 1999, not to execute juveniles is Somalia.


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