Thirtieth anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: advancing a child rights-based approach to child health and well-being

Global challenges to children’s health are rooted in social and environmental determinants. The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) articulates the rights required to address these civil-political...

Youth services ‘suffer £1bn funding cut in less than a decade’

Spending on youth services has been cut by nearly £1bn in real terms in the space of eight years, the latest analysis of local authority figures shows. Read the full article on this link to Children &...

Removing newborn babies from their mother at birth 

The Nuffield Family Justice Observatory (Nuffield FJO) has published a rapid evidence review and a case law review to identify key messages from research concerning birth parent and professional perspectives...

Achievement of 15year-olds in England: PISA 2018 results Research report

England’s PISA 2018 results, with an international comparison of reading, maths and science performance of 15-year-old pupils. Achievement of 15year-olds in England: PISA 2018 results Research report...

UK plummets from 11th to 156th in global children’s rights rankings

The UK has been accused of employing “inadequate” provision for children’s rights protection after it fell dramatically in global rankings for child rights within a year, from 11th to 156th. Serious concerns...

Removing newborn babies from their mother at birth 

The Nuffield Family Justice Observatory (Nuffield FJO) has published a rapid evidence review and a case law review to identify key messages from research concerning birth parent and professional perspectives on pre-birth assessment and the removal...