China's higher limit on births may allow fewer violations of women's and children's rights, but there's nothing to suggest it will eliminate them altogether.
A proposed EU law would allow individual member states to restrict sales of genetically-modified foods within their borders. The European Parliament recently put the proposal on ice, but EU leaders should instead put it in the compost bin. The law would create uncertainty for food processors and threaten Europe's "single market", one of the Union's most important institutions.
An expanding cargo pre-inspection program on the U.S.-Mexico border is a key facet of "NAFTA 2.0".
Whatever the practical difficulties, the Rome Statute compels the ICC to pursue a full investigation of apparent war crimes and crimes against humanity in rebel-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine.
The United States is now the only U.N. member that has not ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child. While this may be relevant on the world stage, it is far from clear that ratification would have any significant impact on the rights of U.S. children.
It seems likely -- but isn't fully certain -- that an independent Catalonia would remain in the European Union. Although several secession movements have gathered momentum in recent years, the EU still has not developed an effective policy for dealing with an actual secession.