On 1 October the United States (US) officially became the only United Nations member state that has not ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported.

Jo Becker, Advocacy Director at Children's Rights Division in HRW said that until this year, the US wasn’t the only UN country avoiding to ratify the Convention. However, on 1 October, Somalia completed its ratification process while in January, South Sudan acceded the Convention on the Rights of the Chil...

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