Child rights

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    Publications

    Citizens’ views in four jurisdictions on placement policies for maltreated children

    Citizens’ opinions on child protection public policy are a key dimension of the legitimacy of a political order. We have conducted a survey vignette on …

    The role and function of the spokesperson in care order proceedings: A cross-country study in Finland and Norway

    The article explores the spokesperson’s role and function when representing children in care order proceedings in Norway and Finland. The Norwegian and Finnish child welfare …

    Child welfare workers’ experiences of obstacles in care order preparation: a cross-country comparison

    This paper examines the significant obstacles that child protection workers in four countries, England, Finland, Norway and the USA (CA), believe they would face at …

    Pathways to permanence in England and Norway: A critical analysis of documents and data

    The English language term ‘permanence’ is increasingly used in high income countries as a ‘short-hand’ translation for a complex set of aims around providing stability …

    Social Workers and Independent Experts in Child Protection Decision Making: Messages from an Inter-country Comparative Study

    This paper draws on an international comparative study of social work decision making in cases that are on the edge of care order proceedings, involving …

    Projects

    Child Protection and Human Rights – Making professional judgements

    The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is a legal document with global reach and thus has a cosmopolitan imprint. The CRC …

    Decision-Making About Best Interests

    PhD Project, University of Bergen

    THE PRO BONO GROUP

    We are a group at the University of Bergen that conduct research on children´s rights. Pro bono is a latin phrase for professional work and …

    Measuring Child Rights in Norway

    Universitetsforlaget. 2016-2017