The Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on November 20, 1989.' At the time of the International Law Association's 1996 International Law Weekend, 187 countries had ratified the Convention.
Cohen, Cynthia Price
"An Introduction To The Developing Jurisprudence Of The Rights Of The Child,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 3
, Article 21.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol3/iss2/21