Using children’s rights in homelessness policy

The past decade has seen a huge growth in numbers of children experiencing homelessness and being forced to live in temporary accommodation such as Bed and
Breakfasts, often for long periods of time. Living in temporary accommodation can result in breaches of many key children’s rights. This briefing explains how taking a children’s rights approach to homeless policy could help challenge and tackle some of these issues. It is the fourth in a series of briefings and is part of a three year project funded by the Baring Foundation to build the capacity of the voluntary sector to use children’s rights arguments in their policy and public affairs work. 

Read the full article on this link to Children’s Rights Advice for England  

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