The Children’s Rights Alliance for England today (10 June) welcomes the Munro review of child protection as a long-awaited opportunity to fully consider the laws and systems in place to protect children and the extent to which the UK is meeting its obligations under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
CRAE will be working throughout the 2010/11 Parliamentary session to highlight significant threats and opportunities for children’s human rights, and to support Parliamentarians to strengthen legal protection for children’s human rights as set out in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and other human rights instruments
Read CRAE's press release on the announcement of a Commission to investigate a British Bill of Rights.
The Children’s Rights Alliance for England is delighted that one of the first announcements of the new coalition Government is the end of detention of children for immigration purposes. Recent figures show that 830 children entered detention solely under Immigration Act powers between April and December 2009.
As the country waits to hear the final outcome of the General Election, the Children’s Rights Alliance for England is selecting its shortlist of urgent children’s rights matters to bring to the attention of Government Ministers.< Previous 12345678910111213 Next >