Rights of the Child

Treaty Body

Committee on the Rights of the Child

The Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is the body of 18 independent experts that monitors the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by its State parties.

It also monitors the implementation of two Optional Protocols to the Convention, on the involvement of children in armed conflict (OPAC) and on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography (OPSC)

Treaty Body Collection – Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC or UNCRH)
This is the United Nations Treaty Collection homepage where you can find
list of all countries that have signed the convention and are parties to the convention

General comments

The Committee makes recommendations (comments) on any issue relating
to children to which it believes the State parties should devote more attention.

An example from 2021 is Children’s rights in relation to the digital environment

LEGAL FRAMEWORK

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography (CRC-OPSC)

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict (CRC-OPAC)

Optional Protocol on communications procedure