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  • CRAE Briefing on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child CRAE are pleased to announce the publication of a new briefing paper on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). Read more
  • UN publishes List of Issues for UK child rights examination In November, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (the UN Committee) published its List of Issues as part of the UK’s examination on its child rights obligations. This is a formal document given to States Parties which sets out where the UN Committee would like more information on particular issues. The information received helps it inform what questions it will ask a government during the examination session. Read more
  • Do you have case studies on the Human Rights Act? CRAE is mobilising the children’s sector to speak out on defending the Human Rights Act, which provides vital protection for children. Read more
  • Joint Briefing on Residence Test Joint briefing paper on the 'residence test' in the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 and the Order which would bring it into effect. The test would affect vulnerable children and flout the UK's obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child Read more
  • Criminal Justice and Courts Bill - Lords Briefing 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
  • State of Children's Rights in London 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