CRAE has recently produced a report based on its survey of all directors of children’s services about local implementation of the UNCRC (140 out of a total of 150 responded).
CRAE’s national co-ordinator, Mike Lindsay, has written to the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families with CRAE’s Children’s rights impact assessment of The Children’s Plan One Year On: a progress report.
We were delighted to welcome Dr Mike Lindsay as CRAE’s new national co-ordinator earlier this month. Mike has taken over the role until December 2009, while Carolyne Willow takes a year’s unpaid leave.
The Government has today (15 December 2008) ignored its human rights obligations to children in secure training centres (STCs) by endorsing the use of deliberately painful restraint techniques by prison staff on children as young as 12 (so-called ‘pain compliant’ techniques).
As the Universal Declaration of Human Rights celebrates its 60th Anniversary, a survey of the Children’s Rights Alliance for England (CRAE) has found that 97% of its members do not think that the general public has a good understanding of children’s human rights.< Previous 1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526 Next >