Nuno Ferreira, Professor of Law, Sussex Law School, University of Sussex asks whether children should be denied entry to premises simply on the basis of their age and argues that ‘it is time to revisit our equality legislation’
The UN Human Rights Council’s June 2017 panel discussion raised the issues facing unaccompanied minors – including the need to protect the rights of migrant children in line with the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
FRA’s Fundamental Rights Report 2017 reviews major developments in the field, identifying both achievements and areas of concern.
Leading equality and human rights barristers from Cloisters chambers give a monthly practical insight into key legal developments. This is part two of a two-part series on trans rights.
On 1 July 2015, the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Iain Duncan Smith, announced new legislation to replace the Child Poverty Act 2010.
A February 2015 blog on the CRAE website says ‘warnings about the use of Tasers on children must not be ignored’.
For Human Rights Day 2014, Zoe Williams asks why we are ignoring the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child when it comes to child poverty and access to food. Read more here. Posted 10 December 2014
Nicky Hawkins blogs about how the government is still failing to make sure our children’s most basic needs are met: As a relatively new mother, I’m struck by the relentless stream of everyday worries and mundane but important decisions that are part and parcel of parenthood. Back-to-back illnesses, childcare choices and the sleepless nights everyone warns …
The Government has announced its plans for the future of youth custody. But more needs to be done to put children’s human rights at the heart of the criminal justice system. A more ambitious and radical approach is needed to improve outcomes for children in the criminal justice system and set them on a better …
In October 2012, five leading UK women’s organisations wrote to BBC Director General George Entwistle regarding the two inquiries into Jimmy Savile’s alleged abuse of children.