Child Rights

    People

    Publications

    Anger and Anxiety About Child Protection

    BLOG: The role of emotions in child protection are understudied and underemphasized. Blogpost by Tarja Pösö, Professor of Social Work at Tampere University (Finland), Professor II at …

    Saving democracy

    BLOG: What can child welfare research teach us about saving democracy? Blogpost by Katrin Kriz, Professor of Sociology at Emmanuel College (US) and member of the …

    Services to vulnerable families

    NEW ARTICLE: Study of services and support for mothers and newborn babies in vulnerable situations in eight European jurisdictions. European countries have a legal obligation …

    Reporting Corporal Punishment

    NEW ARTICLE: Study of population attitudes towards corporal punishment in five European countries. A global consensus that violence against children challenges children’s fundamental human rights …

    Picture of child in sunset The Importance of Parental Commitment

    NEW ARTICLE: Decision-makers exercise of discretion in decisions on adoption from care. Termination of parental rights and adoption from care are intrusive child protection interventions. …

    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

    RDV: The impact of social media on democracy and democratic discussions

    Date: 11 March 2021 Time: 14.15:15.45 Venue: Zoom. To receive an invitation to the Zoom-webinar, contact discretion@uib.no Presentation Ida Vikøren Andersen: The impact of social media on …

    RDV: Interdisciplinary comparative analysis – a lesson to learn from comparative law

    Date: 25 February 2021 Time: 14.15:15.45 Venue: Zoom. To receive an invitation to the Zoom-webinar, contact discretion@uib.no Presentation Søren Koch: Interdisciplinary comparative analysis – a lesson to learn …