EHRC report: Progress on Socioeconomic Rights in Great Britain

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The Equality and Human Rights Commission has assessed the progress on socioeconomic rights in Great Britain since 2016, focusing on four key areas:

  1. the status of socio-economic rights in domestic law and policy
  2. the rights to an adequate standard of living and social security
  3. the rights to and at work, and
  4. access to justice.

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Children’s Rights Alliance for England leaflets: How Well are we Respecting Children’s Rights?

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The Children’s Rights Alliance (CRAE) has published two child-friendly resources on children’s rights.

The July 2017 How well are we respecting children’s rights?  leaflets summarise the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child’s Concluding Observations on the UK’s treatment of children and young people.

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UN Human Rights Council: Panel Discussion on Unaccompanied Migrant Children and Adolescents and Human Rights

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At least 300,000 unaccompanied and separated children have been recorded in some 80 countries in 2015 and 2016, up from 66,000 in 2010 and 2011.

The UN Human Rights Council’s June 2017 panel discussion raised the issues facing unaccompanied minors – and the need to protect the rights of migrant children in line with the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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