— UNICEF (@UNICEF) 1:15 PM – 3 Oct 2015
The convention entered into force 25 years ago, in September 1990, and since then 196 countries have joined this “most widely ratified international human rights treaty,” as the UN Committee for Human Rights describes the CRC.
The shocking fact is that the US is the sole member of the United Nations that has refused to ratify it.
@BarackObama why has the United States not signed onto the Convention for the Rights of the Child?
— Maggie Dimock (@MaggieDimock12) 8:33 PM – 27 Sep 2015
Experts list various reasons to explain why the United States continues to hold out…
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