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  • Criminal Justice and Courts Bill - Lords Briefing Author: CRAE, the Standing Committee on Youth Justice, the Howard League for Penal Reform Date: June 2014 Briefing from CRAE, the Howard League for Penal Reform and the Standing Committee for Youth Justice (SCYJ) for the House of Lords Second Reading of the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill, focusing on the proposals for "secure colleges" and the use of coercive force on children in custody. Read more
  • UK Concluding Observations under OP on Sale of Children Author: UN Committee on the Rights of the Child Date: June 2014 UN Committee on the Rights of the Child Concluding Observations in respect of the United Kingdom's implementation of the Optional Protocol on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography. Read more
  • CRAE response to CQC consultation: How we regulate, inspect and rate services Author: CRAE Date: June 2014 CRAE response to the Care Quality Commission's (CQC) consultation on how they regulate, inspect and rate services, focusing on CQC's proposed human rights approach. Read more
  • Criminal Justice and Courts Bill - House of Commons Report Stage Briefing Author: CRAE, the Howard League for Penal Reform and the Standing Committee for Youth Justice Date: May 2014 Briefing from CRAE, the Howard League for Penal Reform and the Standing Committee for Youth Justice (SCYJ) for the House of Commons Report stage of the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill, focusing on the proposals for "secure colleges".
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  • Criminal Justice and Courts Bill - House of Commons Committee Briefings Author: CRAE, the Howard League for Penal Reform and the Standing Committee for Youth Justice Date: March 2014 Briefings from CRAE, the Howard League for Penal Reform and the Standing Committee for Youth Justice for the House of Commons Committee stage of the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill, focusing on the proposals for "secure colleges". Read more
  • State of Children's Rights in London Author: CRAE Date: March 2014 Report analysing the extent to which children in London enjoy their rights. Based on statistics, freedom of information requests and focus groups with children and young people, the report uncovers huge disparities across London. Read more
  • State of Children's Rights in England 2013 Author: CRAE Date: November 2013 A review of Government progress during 2013 in implementing the UNCRC in England. Read more
  • CRAE's Submission to the Carlile Inquiry on the Operation and Effectiveness of the Youth Court Author: CRAE Date: November 2013 CRAE’s evidence to the inquiry argued that the treatment of children in conflict with the law should reflect children’s human rights in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, which requires a focus on rehabilitation over punishment and cases involving children to be dealt with in a separate and specialist court system. Read more
  • Speak Up for Your Rights: OP3 CRC Author: Child Rights Connect for Ratify OP3 CRC Date: September 2013 A short guide for children, teens and child-led organisations about a new United Nations treaty that lets you speak up about child rights violations (the Third Optional Protocol to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child). Read more