Child Rights

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    Publications

    An attempt to take child protection to a new level in Scotland

    BLOG: When the Scottish Government attempted to take proactive child protection to a new level, it faced considerable – and, ultimately, effective – opposition. Blogpost …

    Listening to the Voices of Children

            BLOG: It is time for schools and social care facilities to elicit the voices of all children systematically and continuously. Blogpost …

    Can More Be Done?

    BLOG: Service provisions to vulnerable families with babies. Blogpost by Marit Skivenes, Research leader for the Child Right Unit at LawTransform, Director of Centre for Research …

    Deportation of Children

    BLOG: When a state decides to deport a child, this decision needs to take the child’s rights and their best interests into account. Children and …

    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 …

    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: Norge i menneskerettighetsdomstolen

    Dato, tid: 1 juni 2021, kl. 09.00–09.45 Sted: Zoom Hvilke konsekvenser vil dommene fra Strasbourg få for det norske barnevernet? Den europeiske menneskerettighets-domstolen har tatt …

    Book launch: Adoption from Care

    Date, time: 19 May 2021, 14.30-16.00 Venue: Zoom                 Welcome to the launch of “Adoption from Care: International …