The Right Year for Children (RY4C) is a year of action to strengthen children's rights in England. It started on 16 December 2011, the 20th anniversary of the UK ratifying the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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Playfair 2012 – Celebrating Five Years of Play

Posted on May 1, 2012 by ry4c-admin

From Adam Steiner, API – Federation of Sports and Play Associations At this year’s Playfair the API (Association of Play Industries) will commemorate five years of the UK’s only play-dedicated annual trade show highlighting the latest and greatest innovations in … Continue reading

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Fair and Square! Children’s Society calls for free school meals

Posted on April 27, 2012 by ry4c-admin

The Children’s Society Fair and Square campaign aims to ensure that all children in need of a free school meal receive one. From Rights! Cameras! Action! – young people explore children’s rights through photography. For more photos and resources and … Continue reading

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Children England visitors members explain how they are defending children’s rights

Posted on April 25, 2012 by ry4c-admin

By Nick Davies, Children England Commitment to the UNCRC is one of the universal characteristics that is shared by all of Children England’s members, no matter their size or specialism. All over the country, these brilliant charities are working seven … Continue reading

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Young people’s messages out of the box!

Posted on April 20, 2012 by ry4c-admin

To ‘kickstart’ the Right Year campaign in December 2011 young people all over the UK sent in footprints to be handed in to 10 Downing Street. The thousands of feet received featured a wealth of messages from young people for … Continue reading

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Rights! Cameras! Action! Exhibition – young people explore children’s rights through photography

Posted on April 5, 2012 by ry4c-admin

  Young People Explore Children’s Rights Through Photography An exhibition to mark the Right Year for Children (www.ry4c.org.uk) – a year of events and campaigns to mark 20 years since Britain’s adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of … Continue reading

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School exclusions system does not respect children’s participation rights – Children’s Commissioner

Posted on March 28, 2012 by ry4c-admin

Article courtesy of Participation Works The Children’s Commissioner’s inquiry into school exclusions has shown that the system is in breach of children’s participation rights under Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. The report says … Continue reading

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