Campaigners welcome inclusion of children’s rights in care review

Children’s rights will be officially included in a Care Review framework that draws up new proposals to reform children’s social care, following a successful campaign by sector leaders. The move means the review, which has entered its penultimate stage of work, will carry out a children’s rights impact assessment (CRIA) before issuing any of its recommendations to the government.

It follows a campaign earlier this year by a coalition of organisations working with and for children and young people for the review to publicly commit to upholding the principles and provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). Read more.

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