Advances in Pediatric Research

Advances in Pediatric Research
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Convention on the rights of the child: Academic exercise or prescription for a better world?

Gerald Katzman

The provisions of the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) provide direction for the improved health and welfare of children worldwide. Unfortunately, progress on the agreed upon requirements for promotion of the optimal physical and psychosocial development of children has not been apparent in many countries. There is no time like the present for professionals, supported by their governments, to work closely with the CRC oversight committee to achieve the goals of the CRC.

Published Date: 2018-07-04; Received Date: 2018-07-12