Britain’s poorest children are increasingly subject to poor housing and dangerous policing tactics including Tasers and spit-hoods, with frighteningly little oversight or scrutiny, finds a major new report.
The State of Children's Rights in England 2018 report, published by the Children's Rights Alliance for England, reveals how children's rights are being neglected as the nation focuses on Brexit.
The decision not to raise fees for residency and citizenship applications in 2019 is welcome, but the government should now consider lowering fees that are causing distress and instability for young migrants.
An event held in parliament yesterday called on the government to introduce affordable fees and fair treatment for young UK migrants.
The High Court has granted Just for Kids Law permission to proceed with a case against the Home Office concerning the use of children as spies by the police and other investigative agencies.
Protecting victims of child criminal exploitation is not a “loophole” in modern slavery legislation, it is the law serving its purpose, argues JfKL’s Aika Stephenson.
An evaluation by NCVO Charities Evaluation Services finds JfKL's casework model leads to reduced feeling of isolation, improved wellbeing and increased ability to self-advocate.
Dozens of organisations have called on lawmakers to drop plans for new Knife Crime Prevention Orders, which it is feared could have the counterproductive effect of drawing more children and young people into the criminal justice system.
Along with 35 other organisations and individuals, JfKL is calling for the closure of Medway secure training centre & secure school after it was revealed that children at the centre are still being unlawfully restrained.