Category: Children’s rights

“It’ll tell you everything”

A brilliant new website for children and young people living in institutions goes live at 4pm today. Called rights4children, the site is packed with information about children’s rights, on topics important to them. It has been created by Article 39 working with the web design company Wholegrain Digital. Forty-eight children and young people, aged between…

Article 39 urges greater focus on child’s wishes and feelings

In its response to the government’s consultation on statutory safeguarding guidance, Article 39 urges “much greater prominence to independent advocacy” as a means of ensuring children’s wishes and feelings are known, understood and valued. We advocate the following additions to the guidance: Local authorities should be required to produce age appropriate information to children and…