Taking evidence on children’s rights implementation

On 14 September 2016 the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights at Westminster will consider what needs done to implement recent recommendations from the UN on children’s rights in the UK.

In June 2016, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child issued a report on the UK’s progress in implementing children’s rights -read the report in full here:  uncrc-uk-report-june-16

Wednesday’s evidence session will hear from the Equality and Human Rights Commission and the Children’s Commission for England about the UN recommendations and to consider Parliament’s role in following up those recommendations. The Children and Young People’s Commissioner for Scotland submitted written evidence.