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What Happened? A study on the impact of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in five countries: Estonia, Nepal, Peru, Uganda and Yemen

A study on the impact of the the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) in Peru, Estonia, Uganda, Yemen and Nepal, undertaken by Save the Children Sweden. The UNCRC has had an undeniable impact at national level shown by changes to legislation, the creation of new programmes of policies that deal with specific concerns, the creation of national child rights institutions and coordinating mechanisms, and changes in attitude towards children. But are these changes due to the work of the Committee on the Rights of the Child? This study seeks to take stock of what impact the concluding observations in the area of general measures of implementation have had at country level. The principal target groups are government officials and parliamentarians, the media, and International Non Governmental Organisations (INGOs).

Published 2010-11-15