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Improving Accountability for Child Rights: The Need for a New International Mechanism. Policy Brief

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2009

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Save the Children UK

When governments around the world signed up to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), they committed to promote, protect and fulfil the rights enshrined in it. Twenty years on these basic rights are still not being met. Governments are failing to keep their promises around children’s rights and in many countries there are no effective legal mechanisms that can hold them to account. This brief outlines: The lack of accountability; What Save the Children is calling for and why it is important.

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