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 …
‘”We want to help people see things our way”: Disabled children and young people, rights and money’ was published in October 2013.
The Care vs Control report shows that three quarters of girls and young women aged between 11- and 21-years-old are unaware of the signs of domestic violence.
Case No: CO/5916/2012 Date 15 February 2013 Link to judgment http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Admin/2013/233.html Discrimination grounds Age, disability and race. Summary of case The claim concerned the Secretary of State’s decision to put an overall cap on the amount of housing benefit that could be paid to claimants at the level of general inflation, even if inflation in the rental …
On 31 May 2013, the European Commission launched the EU Civil Society Platform against trafficking in human beings.
A report published in May 2013 by the BMA warns that the UK is failing its most vulnerable children.