|Joint Committee On Human Rights - Tenth Report|
Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Lords and the House of Commons to be printed 9 June 2003.
Terms of Reference
International Human Rights Instruments
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
Our Approach to the Inquiry
PROCEDURAL AND STRUCTURAL ISSUES
The 1999 Report and Supplement
The 2008 Report
Listening to children
Implementation and Dissemination
Coordination and plan of action
Effect on the law and the courts
Policy and legislation: Child Impact Assessments
Current law and the UNCRC
AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
The Age of Criminal Responsibility
Children in Custody
As a measure of last resort?
Treated in accordance with the needs of a
person of his or her age?
Treated with humanity and respect?
The right to education
Children in detention with adults
Respecting the human rights of children in
Children's Mental Health
Female Genital Mutilation
Education about Rights
Participation by Children in Decisions that
Violence against Children
The Reservation to the Convention relating
to Immigration and Nationality
Children and Armed Conflict
RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS
Right to establish the Identity of a
The defence of "reasonable chastisement"
Does the defence adequately protect children?
Do children feel their rights are protected?
Would abolition of the defence infringe the
rights of the family?
Could a change in the law be made to work?
CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
ANNEXES TO THE REPORT
Annex 1: Text of key Articles of the UNCRC
Annex 2: UK implementation of the United
Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC): An update
to the UK'S second report to the UN Committee on the Rights of
the Child in 1999
Annex 3: Concluding Observations of the
UN Committee on the Rights of the Child: United Kingdom, October
Annex 4: Children and Young People's Unit:
Briefing on the Concluding Observations of the UN Committee on
the Rights of the Child, October 2002
Annex 5: List of Concerns raised by UN Committee
on the Rights of the Child, 2002
Annex 6: Concluding Observations of the
Committee on the Rights of the Child: United Kingdom, February
LIST OF WRITTEN EVIDENCE
REPORTS FROM THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON HUMAN
RIGHTS SINCE 2001