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Convention on the Rights of the Child

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (commonly abbreviated as the CRC or UNCRC) is an international human rights treaty which sets out the civil, political, economic, social, health and cultural rights of children.[4] The Convention defines a child as any human being under the age of eighteen, unless the age of majority is attained earlier under national legislation.

Source

UNICEF

Area of Work

Humanitarian Access

Type

Technical Notes or Guidelines

Language

English

Year Published

2021

Last Checked

20/05/2021

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Region

Global