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  • Children speak out on homelessness Our new report reveals the shocking conditions children are experiencing while living in Bed & Breakfasts and Temporary Accommodation. Children in England are being housed illegally in B&Bs for months on end leaving them at risk of sexual exploitation, developing mental and physical health problems and disrupting their education. Read more
  • EU (Withdrawal) Bill returns to Commons This week the EU (Withdrawal) Bill returns to the House of Commons to debate amendments passed in the House of Lords. One of the amendments passed by peers retained the Charter of Fundamental Rights, Read more
  • Children's rights and Brexit As the EU (Withdrawal) Bill continues it's parliamentary passage, CRAE has been working hard to ensure that children's rights are not diluted post Brexit.

    We were delighted that Peers voted to retain the Charter of Fundamental Rights, which includes important rights for children.
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  • State of Children's Rights in England 2017 Our flagship annual report ‘State of Children’s Rights in England 2017’ assesses how well the Government is meeting its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Read more
  • New briefing - Using Children's Rights in Homelessness Policy The past decade has seen a huge growth in numbers of children experiencing homelessness and being forced to live in temporary accommodation such as Bed and Breakfasts, often for long periods of time. Living in temporary accommodation can result in breaches of many key children’s rights. Our new briefing explains how taking a children’s rights approach to homeless policy could help challenge and tackle some of these issues.
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  • New briefing - Barriers and solutions to using children's rights approaches in policy Over the last few months, we have been conducting research to explore the barriers and solutions to using a children’s rights approach to policy. Our new briefing outlines the findings and suggests some potential solutions for how to embed a children’s rights approach to policy making across your organisation and the Government. Read more