Child Rights Connect2018-10-18T11:21:43+00:00

Our Mission: The  realisation of Children’s Rights through the United Nations human rights system.

We are an independent, non-profit network made up of more than 80 national, regional, and international organisations.

Through our members we reach out to every country on the planet. Our shared aim is to ensure that all children can fully enjoy their rights, as defined by the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).

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Active Organizations

2017 in numbers

Children’s Rights Defenders empowered to report to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child
Global, regional and national organisations brought together to kick off a global movement of children human rights defenders
Children, under 18, were empowered, prepared and accompanied to report to the Committee in Geneva

What We Do

We work to advance the sustained protection, promotion and fulfillment of children’s rights across the world, as set out in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. We do this in direct collaboration with children human rights defenders, including children themselves, using UN human rights mechanisms to ensure positive long-term impact at every level.

Empowering Children's Rights Defenders
Strengthening the UN

Featured Publications

2017 Annual Report - Child Rights Connect

CRC Sessions

Jan 14

80th Session

14 January, 2019 - 1 February, 2019
May 13

81st Session

13 May, 2019 - 31 May, 2019
Sep 09

82nd session

9 September, 2019 - 27 September, 2019

Working Groups

Working groups amplify the discussion on their specific theme at and through the UN, and work to ensure implementation on the ground. Almost half of Child Rights Connect member organisations, 38 in 2017, are working together in six working groups.

Our member network has a broad reach and works in every country in the world.

It is unique in its global outreach and its diversity, constituting a strong and credible global voice on children’s rights.

Help us create a world in which all children can enjoy their rights.


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