On 25 March 2009, Grandparents Plus launched ‘Rethinking family life: exploring the role of grandparents and the wider family’ along with new opinion polling.
On 5 February 2009, the Equality and Diversity Forum submitted evidence to the Joint Committee on Human Rights’ Inquiry into children’s rights.
‘Ending child poverty in a changing economy’, a Joseph Rowntree Foundation publication by Donald Hirsch, shows what effect current policies will have on child poverty by 2010 and 2020.
In October 2008, the Joint Committee on Human Rights published ‘Monitoring the Government’s Response to Human Rights Judgements: Annual Report 2008’.
On 3 October 2008, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child published its report on the UK’s record in implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
In July 2008, the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland published the findings of a survey on age-related issues.