Child Rights Information Network

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The Child Rights Information Network (CRIN) is an international network that supports the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and child rights.

CRIN began in 1991 as an informal secretariat set up by Radda Barnen and Defence for Children International to circulate information produced from the reporting processes of the Convention, which was ratified in 1990. It was founded formally in 1995, with a secretariat in Save the Children head office in London.[1]

It has more than 2,000 members[2] in 130 countries, mainly in Africa.[1] It is funders include the European Union, Save the Children Sweden and the Sigrid Rausing Trust.[3]

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