Topic: Children's Rights

Report on the Public Consultation on the Next Government Policy Framework for the Participation of Children and Young People in Decision-making

Children's Rights Report on the Public Consultation on the Next Government Policy Framework for the Participation of Children and Young People in Decision-making Published January 2024 View Report Contributors Author: Deirdre Fullerton (Insights Health and Social Research) Publisher: Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration, and Youth Date: 2024 Geographic Coverage: Ireland Type of Resource: Report Sector/setting: [...]

Embedding a Children’s Rights Perspective in Policy and Decision-making

This policy memo provides an overview of the extent to which children’s rights are promoted and taken into account in policies and practice. The memo considers policy frameworks at national level as well as those at European Union (EU) level. The memo also discusses ways in which policies and wider initiatives facilitate children’s participation in decisions about their future.

The Rights of the Child: Legal, Political and Ethical Challenges

How can human rights for children born outside their national jurisdiction with parents deemed as terrorists be safeguarded? In what ways do children risk being discriminated in their welfare rights in Sweden when treated as invisible part of a family? How can we do research on children’s rights in not just ethically sensitive ways but also with respect for children as rights subjects? And what could be a theory on social justice for children? These are questions discussed in studies from different disciplines concerning children’s international human rights, with a special focus on the realization of the CRC in Sweden.