‘Measure what you treasure’ reveals that children experience a significant decline in happiness once they start secondary school. And while both sexes suffer, the problem seems more acute for girls.
In April 2014, the EHRC published its response to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child Optional Protocol on the sale of children.
The EHRC consultation on its draft guidance covering legislation banning age discrimination against people using public or private services closed on 2 May 2014.
The World Youth Report 2013 was published by the United Nations in March 2014.
Ths report highlights the challenges that children and young people from mixed race backgrounds face as the country’s fastest growing minority ethnic group.
In February 2014, the Government published its response to the Joint Committee on Human Rights report on the Human Rights of unaccompanied migrant children and young people in the UK.
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 2013, JRF published a report showing that ‘children in low-income households do less well than their better-off peers on many outcomes in life … simply because they are poorer’.
Austerity is being exploited to drive through budget cuts and reforms which are denying children their basic human rights, according to a major new report, backed by more than 60 organisations and experts, being released today. Read more from The Independent here.
We expect the state to protect children, no matter who they are or where they are from. But some of the most vulnerable children in the UK are being failed by the Government. Too many trafficked children are falling through the human rights safety net designed to protect us all. When it comes to dealing …