Rights of the child
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Official apology sought in recognition of lasting suffering caused by adoption practices in 1950s-1970s involving unmarried mothers - JCHR
19 Jul 2022 - UK Parliament Human Rights (Joint Committee)
The Joint Committee on Human Rights has called on the Government to issue a formal apology to unmarried mothers who had their babies taken for adoption in the 50s, 60s and 70s. In a report published today, the Joint Committee finds that the...
17 Jun 2022 - Department for Education
Infographic for children and young people summarising UK government actions to protect children’s rights.
09 May 2022 -
Training resource relating to children’s rights and the children’s rights and wellbeing impact assessment (CRWIA).
28 Apr 2022 - The Scottish Government
Child Rights and Wellbeing Impact Assessment (CRWIA) for the Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Effect of Deprivation of Liberty Orders) Regulations 2022
28 Apr 2022 - Guardian
Practice of naming child after father only is ‘discriminatory and harmful’, constitutional court findsItalian children should be given the surnames of both parents, the constitutional court has ruled, overturning the tradition by which all newborns...
26 Apr 2022 - RTE News
A youth-led research report has called for special protections for vulnerable groups of children, including gender neutral toilets and changing rooms in schools.
30 Mar 2022 - BBC
Charities sign a letter calling for better safeguarding training in schools to prevent strip-searches.
25 Mar 2022 - Guardian
After a 15-year-old London girl was strip searched by police at her school, her family and community want accountability. This week protesters in east London have been rallying in support of a schoolgirl. Child Q, as she is called in the official...
24 Mar 2022 - The Independent
The 15-year-old was strip-searched by female Metropolitan Police officers at her school in 2020 without another adult present and while on her period.
21 Mar 2022 - Guardian
Hackney MP Diane Abbott decries ‘pattern of police abuse of power’ after strip search of black schoolgirl. Hundreds of people gathered at Hackney town hall in east London on Sunday to express solidarity with the family of Child Q, the 15-year-old...