Children’s rights in Great Britain: submission to the UN (2020)


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  • organisations working on children’s rights in the UK

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First published: 20 Nov 2020

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This report looks at the state of children’s rights in Great Britain and makes recommendations for change. It covers:

  • the equality and human rights framework
  • living standards
  • education
  • children in institutions
  • youth justice
  • refugee and migrant children
  • health
  • violence and personal safety

We submitted this report to the United Nations as part of our work on monitoring the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the international human rights treaty that protects the rights of children in all areas of life. For further information on CRC, please visit our human rights tracker.

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