Report on the Convention on the Rights of the Child

The Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted 25 years ago by the General Assembly in its resolution 44/25.In its resolution 68/147, the Assembly requested the Secretary-General to submit to it the present report, containing information on the status of the Convention and on issues contained in the resolution, with a focus on progress achieved and challenges in protecting children from discrimination and overcoming inequalities, in the light of the 25 years since the adoption of the Convention. The present report considers the progress achieved and the remaining implementation challenges and gaps in realizing the rights of the child. A number of proposals are made in respect of leveraging resources and innovations to advance the rights of children.

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