Month: November 2020

government must do more to safeguard children’s rights and protect them from the impact of the pandemic

20th November, 2020 10:58 am

Source: Equality and Human Rights Commission In our latest report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (UN CRC), published on International Children’s Day 2020, we have expressed significant concerns about how the pandemic is exacerbating existing inequalities, and having a devastating impact on children’s rights, well-being and futures. Key concerns include more children being pushed into poverty, widening educational inequalities and worsening... View Article

iicsa: inquiry finds catholic church prioritised reputation over the welfare of children

9th November, 2020 10:52 am

Source: IICSA The Catholic Church prioritised its own reputation over the welfare of vulnerable children for decades, according to a report published today (November 10) by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse. The 147 page report finds the Catholic Church’s moral purpose has been betrayed by those who sexually abused children, as well as those who turned a blind eye and... View Article