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’
Trans people face a range of barriers when accessing most mainstream health services and often avoid accessing services at all.
This is according to a September 2017 report by the LGBT Foundation’s Trans Programme.
Children from Gypsy and Traveller communities attain and progress significantly below the national average throughout compulsory education.
The earnings gap between men with richer parents and their counterparts from less well-off backgrounds is widening. This is according to an August 2017 working paper by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS).
The Court of Appeal have restated the principle that ‘a child is foremost a child before he or she is a refugee.’This was part of a July 2017 judgement from Lord Justice Underhill and Lord Justice Gross. The guidance aims to ensure that children and other vulnerable persons have an effective right of access to Immigration and Asylum Tribunals, and a voice in the proceedings.
Poorer children have worse cognitive, social-behavioural and health outcomes because they are poor, finds a CASE and LSE report (pdf) updated in July 2017.
Living Standards, Poverty and Inequality 2017 explores changes in the distribution of household incomes in the UK, and what that means for local and national inequality.
Instead of protecting children who have fled to Europe for safety, Government is failing them, finds a July 2017 report by the Human Trafficking Foundation.
The Children’s Rights Alliance (CRAE) has published two child-friendly resources on children’s rights.
Millions of children in England living vulnerable or high risk lives, says a July 2017 report from the Children’s Commissioner for England.