One-third of children in UK ‘have heard racist comments at school’

Almost a third of children have heard racist comments at school, according to research by an anti-bullying campaign that suggests they are most likely to have experienced racism by about the age of 13. A poll...

Campaigners question independence of panel to recruit new children’s commissioner for England

In a letter to children’s minister Vicky Ford, the Children’s Rights Alliance for England questions the independence of the board selected to appoint a replacement for Anne Longfield, due to be announced in...

Human rights committee criticises government actions to protect children during pandemic

A damning report by the Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) has raised questions about government decisions to protect vulnerable children in response to the coronavirus pandemic.In its latest review...

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