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22 December 2014

Albania, 2008: Boys attend school in Tomin village. On 20 November 2014, the world celebrated the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the most rapidly and widely ratified international human rights treaty in history. To ensure the realization of every child’s right to education – essential to accessing future opportunities – the CRC calls for governments to make primary education compulsory and available free to all.

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