Timeline of Children’s Rights in the United Kingdom


The timeline of children’s rights in the United Kingdom involves a spate of events dating back to the 15th century. The various events that transpired to date are regarded as both political and grassroots in nature. The British government upholds its stance that the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) cannot be put into effect legally and is therefore ‘aspirational‘ only, despite the fact that a 2003 European Commission of Human Rights (a.k.a. Convention for the Protection of Human Rights […]