Children's rights

NARROWER TERMS
Conference paper

Children’s rights in local government transport policies: getting it right through shifting conventions

In the context of Western social norms, car-based mobilities of children are generally seen as unavoidable outcomes of our modern society. This paper explores the general assumptions that guide various local government transport policies and social practices including the expectation that children are best accompanied...
Report

Children’s rights report 2019

This report tells the story of how well children’s rights are protected and promoted across Australia. It covers all the basic rights that children need to do well, like having a home and a family, getting a good education, being able to access quality health...
Report

The views of children and young people in out-of-home care in NSW: Results from the 2018 NSW out-of-home care and residential care surveys

During 2018, the NSW Department of Communities of Justice (DCJ), formerly Family and Community Services or FACS, conducted two state-wide surveys about the experiences of children and young people in out-of-home care (OOHC). This report presents an overview of results from these surveys.
Briefing paper

NSW children and young people in out-of-home care in 2018: a summary of their views and experiences

This FACSIAR Evidence to Action Note presents summary results from two state-wide surveys conducted in 2018 by the NSW Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) (formerly Family and Community Services or FACS).
Conference paper

A childhood without poverty

This paper attempts to highlight the existence, extent and impact of child poverty and the right of children to wellbeing. It seeks to place child poverty within a broader context, other than an economic one.
Report

Children’s rights in Australia: a scorecard

This scorecard tells the story of how well children’s rights are protected and promoted across Australia. It tells us where we are doing well, where we should be doing much better, and where we do not yet know enough to make an assessment of our...
Report

Unseen, unsafe: the underinvestment in ending violence against children in the Pacific and Timor-Leste

Violence against children is at endemic levels across Pacific island nations and Timor-Leste. Millions of children experience exceptionally high levels of physical, emotional and sexual violence, as well as neglect.
Report

A second revolution

The Convention on the Rights of the Child is the most widely ratified treaty in history. This report calls on states to fulfil their commitments with renewed vigour, urgency and imagination, so all children can grow up healthy, educated, safe from violence and free to...
Policy report

Building better business for children

This report recommends that the Australian Government adopt a National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights, and has suggested ten clear areas where children would benefit from reform.
Report

Changing lives in our lifetime: global childhood report 2019

This report includes case studies of countries that have made strong progress in improving children’s well-being in recent decades.