UN report on children’s rights in the UK

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.

The report makes more than 120 recommendations, including recommendations covering the imprisonment of children and age of criminal responsibility, the rights of disabled children, the treatment of young asylum seekers and corporal punishment in schools.

The Children’s Rights Alliance for England called for ‘the Government to take immediate action to remedy breaches in the Convention on the Rights of the Child’.

Click here for link to report

Click here for link to the Children’s Rights Alliance for England website

Click here for link to Guardian report on 4 October 2008