Our Work

CRAE protects the human rights of children by lobbying government and others who hold power, by bringing or supporting test cases and by using regional and international human rights mechanisms. 

  • Policy priorities

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  • Promoting the right to participate

    We promote children’s right to participate in decision-making.  Article 12 of the UNCRC says that children should be able to express their views on decisions that affect them and that their views should be given due weight, in accordance with their age and maturity.

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  • Supporting children to campaign

    In signing up to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1991, the UK government promised to uphold children's rights, including their right to have a say in decisions that affect them, and the right to seek and receive information in ways that are accessible to children.

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  • Training on children's rights

    Total Respect is a national award-winning training resource delivered by care experienced trainers. It supports the full implementation of the United Nations…

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