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Child-friendly poster: Convention on the Rights of the Child

This poster is a child-friendly version of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which allows children to read and understand what their rights are, so that they can more easily claim them.

First page of the child-friendly poster on the Convention on the Rights of the Child
First page of the child-friendly poster on the Convention on the Rights of the Child

The Convention on the Rights of the Child is the main piece of international law that guarantees the rights of every girl and boy under the age of 18. The Convention has been ratified by 196 countries, nearly every single country in the world. Countries that have ratified the Convention can be held accountable to fulfilling all the rights in the Convention, which span from the right to education to the right to participate and protection from violence, among others.