The rights of children with mental disorders

The rights of children with mental disorders

CategoryNews Author Jenni Richards KC, Victoria Butler-Cole KC Date

(Article written for Solicitors Journal)

Jenni Richards QC and Victoria Butler-Cole examine a recent case on the extent of parental consent to deprivation of liberty and consider the issue in relation to the use of seclusion in schools

Later this year, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child will examine the UK’s record on protecting the rights of children. It will consider the report of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) on the UK’s progress in implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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