A CALL TO ACTION TO LEAVE NO CHILD BEHIND

An open letter in support of a 2019 Rights of the Child resolution on children without parental care

Theme:
  • Children and the Law
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the African Child (‘the African Charter’) expect state parties to undertake legislative and other measures to implement the rights enshrined in the treaties.
Theme:
  • Children and the Law
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) has been ratified by 193 states. Ratification requires states to undertake all appropriate legislative, administrative and other measures to implement children’s rights as recognised in the CRC (Article 4).