As part of the Get ready for Change! national campaign to improve school counselling services, our young campaigners want to hear from children and young people about what’s available in their school or college. We want to hear from children and young people about what can be done to make counselling services in school better. The survey will be online until the end of July 2009 and is aimed at primary and secondary school children.
Delegates, attending a prestigious Westminster Briefing event yesterday on “Developing the Children Plan” organised by the House Magazine, voted in support of children’s rights. The event was represented by professionals from education, healthcare and children’s social care and their responses given in the Interactive Voting Session reveal a very strong sense of commitment to children’s rights.
The Children’s Rights Alliance for England has today called on the Government to extend legal protection from age discrimination to children.
Children’s charities today accuse the Government of failing to protect children from discrimination. The Equality Bill, due to be published on Monday 27 April, will make it illegal to treat people unfairly in the provision of goods, facilities and services on the basis of age – unless they are under 18. The Young Equals coalition, co-ordinated by CRAE, has today published Making the Case, which strongly refutes this claim and questions why the Government is really failing to extend legal protection from age discrimination to children.
The Children's Rights Alliance for England (CRAE) has formed a coalition with major UK charities and children's rights activists calling on the Government to make the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) part of UK law. The coalition responds here to the Government's Green Paper on a future Bill of Rights and Responsibilities (published on 23 March 2009) and considers the opportunities it presents - and misses - for children in the UK.< Previous 1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526 Next >