Child Rights

    People

    Publications

    Reunification philosophy, practice and research: We can do better for families

    Blogpost by Jill Duerr Berrick, Zellerbach Family Foundation Professor at U.C. Berkeley, U.S., and Professor II at the Centre for Research on Discretion and Paternalism, UiB, …

    Family connections for children in long-term care, guardianship or open adoption

    New blogpost by Professor Amy Conley Wright & Professor Judy Cashmore, Research Centre for Children and Families, The University of Sydney. In Australia there is …

    Parental Freedom in the Context of Risk to the Child: Citizens’ Views of Child Protection and the State in the US and Norway

    New article by  Jill Duerr Berrick, Joseph N. Roscoe and Marit Skivenes Professor Marit Skivenes and colleagues at UC Berkeley, USA, examine the normative basis for limiting parents’ …

    How do citizens balance children’s rights against parents’ rights?

    New article by  Jill Duerr Berrick, Joseph N. Roscoe and Marit Skivenes Professor Marit Skivenes and colleagues at UC Berkeley, USA, compare citizens’ rights orientations in context of …

    Those that challenges state authority

    BLOG: Those that challenges state authority – The critics of the welfare state and the child protection system are diverse with a range of motives …

    Projects

    Cosmopolitan Turn and Democratic Sentiments

    The CONSENT-project will study the children’s rights situation in Norway and Romania. All children possess rights as declared in the United Nations Convention on the …

    Legitimacy Challenges

    The premise for the LEGITIMACY project is that the mobilization against the Norwegian child protection system is but one piece in a larger picture about …

    Discretion and the Child’s Best Interest in Child Protection

    The research project “Discretion and the child’s best interests in child protection” aims to unlock the black box of discretionary decision-making in child protection cases …

    The Acceptability of Child Protection Interventions: A Cross-Country Analysis

    This project examines the population´s values and interpretations of the child´s best interest’s principle within different societies, as well at the courts justifications of their …

    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 …

     

    News

    Marit Skivenes on a stage Funding for new project: PARTICIPATION: Are Children Heard in the Child Protection System?

    NEW PROJECT: Marit Skivenes, LawTransform’s Child Rights’s  unit research leader, has received funding to conduct a groundbreaking study of children’s participation. – Lack of participation …

    Brnevernfrokost - webianrserie om barnevern og barns rettigheter Barnevernsfrokost – ny webinarserie

    I den nye webinarserien Barnevernsfrokost, skal vi hver måned behandle et tema innenfor barnevern og barns rettigheter. Nå på tirsdag, 3. november kl. 9.00, avholdes …

    Events

    Barnevernfrokost: Frivillig tvang

    Dato, tid: 06 mai 2022, kl. 09.00–09.45 Sted: Zoom Frivillige tjenester basert på samtykke fra foreldre og barn utgjør kjernen av den nordiske barnevernsmodellen. Likevel rettes …

    Barnevernfrokost: “Det handler om oss” – Barn om samvær i barnevernet

    Dato, tid: 01 april 2022, kl. 09.00–09.45 Sted: Zoom Hva tenker barn selv om samvær med sin biologiske familie? Hvor mye får barn være med å …