Human Rights Committee looks at children’s rights

24 March 2009

Baroness Morgan of Drefelin, the Parliamentary-Under Secretary of State for Children, Young People and Families appears before the Joint Committee on Human Rights at 1.45 pm

The Joint Committee is conducting an inquiry into children's rights. Areas of particular interest to the Committee include: children in detention; the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child; discrimination against children on the grounds of age or disability; asylum seeking children; child trafficking victims; discrimination against children in education; child poverty; criminalisation of children; and participation of children in the armed forces.

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