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The Convention on the Rights of the Child is 25 years old: It's Time for America to Ratify

Samantha Nutt, MD | Posted 11.20.2014 | Impact
Samantha Nutt, MD

New York in November. The zombie masks and ghoulish cut-outs that flooded stores from Bloomingdale's to Battery Park have been displaced by cartoon pilgrims, turkey decals and a seasonal carol or two.

UN Bringing Child Rights Into the Digital Age

Larry Magid | Posted 11.15.2014 | Technology
Larry Magid

In 1989 the United Nations passed an important human rights treaty. The Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) was ratified by all countries in the world except Somalia, Southern Sudan and -- believe it or not -- the United States.

Learning From the Vatican's Problems: What the U.S. Must Do to Protect Children Now

Marci Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marci Hamilton

As the leader in the free world for human rights enforcement, the U.S. can no longer remain on the sidelines in the face of the breadth and depth of such appalling violations by the Catholic Church.