CRC

The Convention on the Rights of the Child

Document Facts

  • Established November 20, 1989
  • Became active September 2, 1990
  • 54 Articles & 3 Protocols
  • Exists in five languages
  • Ratified by 193 Countries
  • Denotes children as unique

Policy Issues

  • Federal and state laws
  • U.S. Sovereignty
  • Parental rights
  • Family planning
  • Foreign policy

Where does this leave us?

Will the United States adopt this convention? Why or why not?


Does the Unites States need to adopt the CRC?


Do Children already enjoy sufficient rights?