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  • Progress made but still much to be done: 30 years of the CRC Today (20 November 2019) marks the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). As the preeminent organisation monitoring government compliance with the CRC in England, the Children’s Rights Alliance for England (CRAE), part of Just for Kids Law, is marking the day by looking back at the achievements in children’s rights over the last three decades, and highlighting areas where progress still needs to be made. Read more
  • Blog: UN Convention on the Rights of the Child at 30: There's still much to do before its vision is a reality Today is an important milestone in children’s human rights - the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). Read our Director Louise King's blog, first published on CYP Now, on how far we have come but how far we still have to go. Read more
  • London conference celebrates the 30th birthday of the CRC On the 7th November we organised a conference with UCL and the Foundling Museum to look at the past, present and future of children's rights in the UK and around the world. Read more
  • State of Children's Rights 2018 Our annual State of Children’s Rights in England 2018 report takes a look back at the past year to assess how well the government is respecting children’s rights. Read more
  • Using children's rights in mental health policy work Recent years have seen increased concern for the mental health of children and young people in Britain. Several reports have highlighted the growing unmet need for mental health support for children, the insufficient investment in much-needed services, and the delays and hurdles they face in accessing mental health support. Read more
  • 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