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

Jan Cosgrove
59 min readApr 29, 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

Read Recent edition to 18th April 2024

15th June 2024

Abuse, Arrests and Poisonings: IranWire’s Children’s Rights 2024 Report

Gaza: child survivors of Nuseirat massacre say Israeli soldiers targeted them deliberately

Votes for 16- and 17-year-olds could be extended across Britain — but is it a good idea?

8th June 2024

Gaza — is their future safe from harm?

MPs recommend screen time controls for younger children — Telecompaper

‘Justice taskforce’ is ‘visibly tackling anti-social behaviour’ across Sussex — Horsham

Kids Bombarded with Alcohol, Gambling, Junk Food Ads Online | Mirage News

US Takes Stronger Stance on Child Soldier Prevention Amid Global Increase — MSN

UN Child Rights Committee publishes findings on Bhutan, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia …

30th May 2024

Mayor joins Met neighbourhood officers in central London who are working to bear down on …

Committee on the Rights of the Child Closes Ninety-Sixth Session after Adopting … — ohchr

Ritual circumcision cannot be reconciled with child rights — National Secular Society

Juliana Scerri Ferrante becomes first Maltese person elected to UN Committee on Rights of the Child

Committee on the Rights of the Child Closes Ninety-Sixth Session after Adopting … — ohchr

Child Labour on Cocoa Plantations in Ghana part 3 — BBC Teach

ASA reveals significant decline in children’s exposure to gambling ads — CasinoBeats

25th May 2024

Schoolchildren strike against cane

Gambling Measures Consultation: Response — Hansard — UK Parliament

UK Gov Sets Age Restrictions for Child RSHE Protection — Mirage News

Experts of the Committee on the Rights of the Child Praise Panama’s Child Protection Laws … — ohchr

Experts of the Committee on the Rights of the Child Welcome Estonia’s Plans to Ratify the … — ohchr

States Are Rolling Back Child Labor Laws to Fill Worker Shortage — Bloomberg.com

Screens and teens: How phones broke children’s brains | The Independent

17th May 2024

Experts of the Committee on the Rights of the Child Welcome Georgia’s Child Rights Code … — ohchr

Experts of the Committee on the Rights of the Child Commends Namibia’s Children’s … — ohchr

Experts of the Committee on the Rights of the Child Praise Panama’s Child Protection Laws … — ohchr

Implement UN Convention on Rights of the Child — Zampa — MSN

YJB’s new three-year strategy: The role of digital and risk of failure | CYP Now

https://metro.co.uk/2024/05/15/starving-kids-a-stain-society-food-bank-parcels-reach-record-highs-20838263/

Intimidation and Greed: Experts Speak Out on Big Law’s Role in Perpetuating Child Labour

Haiti’s child soldiers: Hunger drives kids into gangs’ grip — MSN

Roma children — European governments are failing these ‘forgotten’ youngsters

U.S. judge throws out youth-led climate lawsuit

Government urged to reopen family reunion route for Ukrainian refugees as children kept …

11th May 2024

Civil Suits by Parents Against Family Policing Agencies — Harvard Law Review

Child immigration detention must be prohibited following adoption of EU migration and …

Onslaught of violence against women and children in Gaza unacceptable: UN experts

UN Human Rights Chief deplores harrowing killings of children and women in Rafah

Action needed to protect children in Myanmar — mizzima

Kurdish lawyer plans UN action over child deaths in Turkey — Medya News

Committee on the Rights of the Child Opens Ninety-Sixth Session | OHCHR

UN Child Rights Committee to review Namibia, Guatemala, Georgia, Mali, Panama, Egypt …

UNICEF urges immediate action to protect children amid escalating violence in …

UNICEF unveils new vision to protect and empower adolescent girls in Pakistan

6th May 2024

UK-Rwanda asylum law: UN leaders warn of harmful consequences — ohchr

The Surge In Child Labor: Conventions, Laws, and Challenges — American Bar Association

A Canary in the Coal Mine: Juvenile Records and the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

Audrey Hepburn: Hollywood Icon and Child Rights Activist — the United Nations

29th April 2024

“Disproportionately” high rates of children in care in the North, report finds

Children disproportionately wearing the scars of the war in Gaza — UNICEF

Montenegro Adopts Barnahus Model to Aid Child Abuse Survivors — Mirage News

Joint Committee on Children, Equality, Disability, Integration & Youth meets to discuss Ireland’s obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child & the emerging issues for children

Syria’s Child Soldiers: Armed Factions Are Sending Kids To The Front Lines

Surge In Child Labor: Conventions, Laws, and Challenges — American Bar Association

Service launched to cut number of children in care

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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