Support US ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), joining the rest of humanity in helping children live better lives.

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Please write, email or telephone the White House to ask President Obama to do what’s necessary to send to the Senate his recommendation to ratify the CRC.

You can use the letter we sent him, now signed by about 120 national organizations, at Contact the White House at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 20500; email through, or phone (202) 456-1111.


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Why Ratify?

The CRC, incorporates the full range of human rights — civil, cultural, economic, political, and social — into one text that promotes and protects the well-being of the world’s children and their families. Read more

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Celebrate November 20,
Universal Children’s Day!

On this date in 1990 the General Assembly approved the CRC.

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