In a disappointing day for children’s rights, the Court of Appeal has said that the state acted lawfully when it misled children in custody about their rights. Although the Court of Appeal acknowledged that unlawful restraint of children in custody was widespread, it failed to rule that the state hindered children’s access to justice when it led them to believe that their treatment was lawful.
The Children’s Rights Alliance for England (CRAE) has launched three new reports for young people as part of its Ending violence against children in custody project.
A report published today by the Children’s Rights Alliance for England (CRAE) presents the campaigning activities undertaken by forty children and young people in Austria, Cyprus, England, the Netherlands and Romania to try and create violence-free youth custodial settings in their countries.
An assessment of how well the Government is protecting children's rights in England, published today, reveals a catalogue of violations. The report, published by the Children’s Rights Alliance for England (CRAE), draws on hundreds of sources to examine how children are faring in all aspects of their lives and finds breaches in many key areas. It also reports that the Government is not fulfilling its promise to check how its policies affect children’s rights.
The Children’s Rights Alliance for England has today (16 January) published a report presenting the views and experiences of over 120 children and young people across Europe on violence in custody and presenting their suggestions for change.< Previous 1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526 Next >