Years ago, Ghana ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of the child. This Convention has a fundamental principle and an internationally agreed framework necessary for ensuring minimum standards for the well being of the child and to which every child is entitled. Children’s Rights International registered in 1997 as a non-governmental organisation is committed to the principles enshrined in the UN Convention on the rights of the child.
Child's Rights International (CRI) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) which is committed to the promotion and protection of the inherent dignity of every child, the realization of the fundamental rights of children and the development of their unique abilities, talents and personality. CRI was established in 1997.
CRI's commitment is to provide ongoing support for child participation to ensure that children's voices and contributions are recognized and valued in society, and to reaffirm children's faith in a better and brighter future.
As an organization, CRI is dedicated to the vision of a society wherein children are given the opportunity to find their identity, realize their worth and develop to their full potential in a safe and supportive environment.
Our mission is to promote and protect the inherent dignity of every child, to draw attention to the fundamental needs of children to provide assistance to help children develop to their full potential.
CRI's main objectives are to:
1. Instill and nurture in children a strong commitment to respect,
protect and uphold the rights of children now and when they
find themselves in leadership positions in the future;
2. Build the capacity of children to be able to effectively participate
in addressing issues that affect them;
3. Empower children to become initiators of their own ideas;
4. Support encourage children to create positive change in their
communities and society;
5. Equip children with knowledge about their rights and responsibilities.
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