Rehabilitation rather than punishment must be at the heart of youth justice

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 …

One year on, are Police and Crime Commissioners delivering on human rights?

On 15 November, we mark the anniversary of the election of England’s first Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) – members of the public elected to oversee local policing and hold Chief Constables to account. A vital part of our human rights safety net, the police have significant potential to protect or harm our rights to …