Celebrating Advances in Child Rights: A Historical Timeline

November 19, 2020

On November 20th, the global community marks the 30th anniversary of the Convention on Rights of the Child and the annual U.N. World Children’s Day. We are proud to be part of a centuries-long legacy of advocacy for child rights, since we are devoted to ensuring that all children have access to the quality education that they deserve. The honored child rights movement began in the 1800s with laws to protect child workers from exploitation. It now continues through the work of organizations that include UNICEF, Save the Children, Head Start, NAEYC and the Council for Professional Recognition.

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