Making UN children’s rights treaty part of UK law

Article 39’s Director has written about the general election and the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Two of the three main political parties have pledged to make the UN children’s rights treaty part of our domestic law; and the third has declared an open mind.

The Convention grants rights to all children and contains additional protection for those who have been abused, neglected or exploited, as well as children deprived of a family environment.

Read the piece here [external site].