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Please join us this Thursday November 20th in celebrating Universal Children’s Day and the 25th Anniversary of the Convention on the Right of the Child. Below are some ideas for how you can help promote this special day.

Follow us on Twitter at @Treaty4Kids and tweet using the #RatifyTheCRC and #UniversalChildrensDay hashtags. Below are some sample tweets you can use:

  • Please RT to share your support of U.S. ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child http://bit.ly/1ur6CGB #RafityTheCRC
  • It's Universal Children's Day! After 25 yrs U.S. yet to ratify UN Convention on the Rights of the Child http://bit.ly/1pV34hp #RatifyTheCRC
  • UN Convention on the Rights of the Children adopted 25 years ago, but US (along w/ just Somalia, South Sudan) hasn't ratified #RatifyTheCRC
  • #RatifyTheCRC to promote child rights in the United States and abroad: http://bit.ly/1pV34hp
  • I support U.S. ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child! #UniversalChildrensDay #RatifyTheCRC
  • 25 years is too long! U.S. should ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: http://bit.ly/1ur6CGB #UniversalChildrensDay

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The CRC, incorporates the full range of human rights — civil, cultural, economic, political, and social — into one text that promotes and protects the well-being of the world’s children and their families. Read more

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Celebrate November 20,
Universal Children’s Day!

On this date in 1990 the General Assembly approved the CRC.

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