The Rights Of A Child- By Anna at A lawyers Prayer’s
Children being treated by Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets after chemical attack. Photo courtesy of Associated Press.
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The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child is an international agreement which lays out the social, economic, cultural, civil, and political rights of children everywhere. Since its adoption in 1989, the Convention has been signed by 194 countries. But its interpretation and adherence vary widely across the globe.
Under the Convention, every child – boy or girl – has the right to life and survival; to protection against violence, abuse, and neglect; and to an education.
Right to Life
“For You formed my inward parts;
You covered me in my mother’s womb” (Ps. 139: 13).
The American Convention on Human Rights declares human life as beginning at conception. Abortion is, however, legal for some 60% of the world’s population.
The United States has performed over…
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