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Saturday, November 20, 2010

Somalia announced intent to ratify child rights treaty

On November 20, 2009, the Somali Transitional Federal Government announced its intention to ratify the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which, made the US the only UN member state not to have done so. The convention had been ratified by 193 nations, making it the world's most widely ratified human rights treaty.

Somali coat of arms

Learn more about the Convention on the Rights of the Child from its official website.

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