children's rights

Family law queries dominate Children's Rights Alliance helpline for second year

Family law issues have remained the dominant theme of calls to the Children's Rights Alliance helpline in its second year, revealing a "serious gap" in the family law system.

Published 29 July 2020

Former Supreme Court judge says scrapping of DCYA 'would be a tragedy'

It would be "a tragedy" if proposals to scrap the Department of Children and Young People (DCYA) go ahead, former Supreme Court judge Catherine McGuinness has said.

Published 11 June 2020

Children's organisations raise alarm over proposed scrapping of Department of Children

Proposals to scrap the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) have been met with opposition from 60 children and youth organisations.

Published 5 May 2020

UK Supreme Court President Lady Hale lectures on children's rights

The President of the UK Supreme Court has visited Belfast, where she discussed children's rights.

Published 15 April 2019