South Sudan becomes 195th state to adopt child rights treaty

  • May 06, 2015

On May 4, 2015, South Sudan ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

South Sudan is the 195th State to adopt the landmark child rights treaty. The Convention was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly over 25 years ago, and is the most widely adopted international human rights treaty in history.

More information can be found on the United Nation’s press release.