Fair Play for Children News — Children in the World & Society

Jan Cosgrove
60 min readFeb 18, 2024

including Child Labour, Child Soldiers, Children’s Rights, Children Law, Children and Justice, Children and Gambling, Climate Change

Fair Play for Children website: http://www.fairplay31.online/index.html

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11th April 2024

Child Soldiers in Sudan — The Borgen Project

Reviving the lost art of child rights-based approaches — sportanddev

TIME IS RUNNING OUT FOR INTERNATIONAL ACTION TO PROTECT CIVILIANS AND PREVENT ATROCITY CRIMES IN RAFAH, AS UN SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION IS IGNORED

Youth Justice Strategy due this month — Jersey Evening Post

Short-Staffed New York Juvenile Facilities Place Detained Youth at Risk, State Investigation Finds

The new Law on Justice for Children promises to further advance children’s rights to … — UNICEF

Knowing your basic human rights as a child — IOL

4th April 2024

Cafcass receives ‘outstanding’ rating from Ofsted — CYP Now

Conscription Law leads to increased child labour — Mizzima

R (Quaye) -v- Secretary of State for Justice

29th March 2024

‘Famine is setting in’: International court orders Israel to take ‘effective action’ in Gaza

Gaza: Halt the war now to save children from dying of imminent famine, UN Committee on …

Reversal Of Youth Bail Law In Victoria Will Cause Harm | The National Tribune

Child Soldiers in Somaliland: What’s Being Done To Help? — The Borgen Project

Sudan conflict: 24 million children exposed to a year of brutality and rights violations, UN …

Policy changes underscore need for enhanced child labor due diligence

19th March 2024

‘This animal is going around schools’ A Russian prisoner-turned-soldier, convicted of murder and accused of raping minors, teaches children about patriotism

Republican AGs demand explanation for unsafe release of migrant children

Israel violence against Palestinian children increased after 7 October, UN told

Sudan conflict: 24 million children exposed to a year of brutality and rights violations, UN .

“We must not fail our children,” says High Commissioner | OHCHR

Inclusive social protection essential for child rights, says Deputy High Commissioner — ohchr

13th March 2024

Protecting Children In Mountain State

War on Gaza: impact on Palestinian Women and children — Question of Palestine

States And The Child Rights Act | Independent Newspaper Nigeria

Film of the week Child soldier on trial | Morning Star

Civil Rights Complaint Alleges Minnesota’s Child Welfare System Discriminates| The Imprint

5th March 2024

Morocco Pushes for End to Child Soldier Exploitation in AU’s PSC Meeting

Child soldier turned warlord ordered to pay record-breaking $56 million to victims

Young activists share their vision for human rights | OHCHR

Research Shows Voiceless Children in Family Courts — Mirage News

Stories from the UN Archive: Audrey Hepburn on children’s rights — the United Nations

Child labour and it’s impact on economy | Pakistan Today

LGA responds to Action for Children report on low-income families in poverty

25th February 2024

UN experts advocate for an end to migrant children detention

Report warns statistics could lead to falsely assuming child sex abuse decline

CHILD SOLDIERS IN ETHIOPIA

Yemen: Houthis Recruit More Child Soldiers Since October 7, Says HRW

Spare children from budget cuts — UNCRC

The new National Commissioner for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children: How experts want it to operate

Minister urged to honour UN on child rights in Budget talk

Public Guardian Raises Concerns About DCFS Care for Kids Awaiting Placement: ‘It’s Devastating’

Gaza: When mothers have to bury at least 7,700 children, very basic principles are … — ohchr

Young activists share their vision for human rights | OHCHR

Identifying the “best interests of the child” in relation to the digital environment

18th February 2024

UN expert alarmed by new emerging exploitative practices of online child sexual abuse

Eglantyne Jebb, children’s rights pioneer, honored in Geneva, Switzerland | OHCHR

Justice must be seen to be done, even in cases involving children

UN Child Rights Committee publishes findings on Bulgaria, Congo, Lithuania, Russian …

UK Gov Tightens Grip on Non-Paying Parents with CMS Reform 12 February | Mirage News

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Jan Cosgrove

National Secretary of Fair Play for Children, Also runs Bognor Regis Herald online. Plus runs British Music Radio online