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  • TASERS INQUIRY URGENTLY NEEDED A robust parliamentary inquiry into the police use of Tasers is urgently needed, said a leading body of rights-based agencies today following the death of 48-year-old Dalian Atkinson for which two West Mercia police officers are under criminal investigation. Read more
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  • Remember the children: Why children’s rights must be protected post Brexit In the midst of the political fallout following the EU referendum, and with media focus firmly fixed on turmoil within the Conservative and Labour parties, it’s easy to forget about the far-reaching implications that Brexit could have on the very people who played no part in the decision: our children.

    As well as the plethora of EU law, policy and investment which indirectly affect children and young people, a huge number of EU laws and policies have a direct role in promoting and protecting children’s rights. The referendum result potentially puts these safeguards at risk.
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  • Children speak out on transgender issues We are pleased to announced the first in our new series of briefings “Children speak out” which builds upon the findings of the research in the children and young people’s report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child. Read more
  • Children and Social Work Bill Briefing The Children and Social Work Bill has recently entered the House of Lords, with the first day of Committee Stage taking place on Wednesday 29th June where Peers will discuss amendments to the Bill. We have produced a briefing on an amendment for a child rights duty to be placed on public authorities. Read more
  • UN CRC Committee's Concluding Observations 2016 The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child has published its verdict on the UK’s child rights record. In its Concluding Observations the UN Committee raised concern across a large number of areas. Read more