The Children’s Rights Alliance for England (CRAE) has today 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.
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 Government has quietly dropped a duty on schools to record when staff use force on children and to report the incident to the child’s parents, doing so just days before Parliament went into recess. The duty on schools, established in the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009, was set to come into force on 1 September with the new school term. However, the Government has introduced secondary legislation to prevent the duty coming into force. This follows the recent announcement by Schools Minister Nick Gibb to revise guidelines governing the use of force in schools, and to give anonymity to teachers facing accusations from students.
Today, the Children’s Rights Alliance for England (CRAE) launches a consultation with its members – including children – to find out which laws they can’t wait to remove to benefit children and young people, and which laws they’d like to see put in place to reinstate lost rights.
The Children’s Rights Alliance for England (CRAE) strongly opposes today's (7 July) announcement that schools will be given extensive new powers to search children without their consent.< Previous 123456 Next >