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Girls Under Pressure – Jacqueline Wilson

Girls Under Pressure – Jacqueline Wilson

Content warning: eating disorders Author Jacqueline Wilson’s books are well-known for tackling difficult subjects, are Girls Under Pressure is certainly no different. It’s written from the perspective of Ellie, a teenage girl who is struggling deeply with the way she...

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‘What’s wrong with children’s rights?’

‘What’s wrong with children’s rights?’

What a privilege it was to listen to Lady Hale deliver our Observatory on Human Rights of Children Annual Lecture (online, 10th November). In her 2013 inaugural Annual Lecture for the Observatory she asked the question: Who’s afraid of Children’s Rights? This year the...

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Children’s Rights and the International Pandemic Treaty

Children’s Rights and the International Pandemic Treaty

On November 29th the World Health Assembly will meet to discuss an International Treaty on Pandemics. Drawing on lessons learned from the Covid-19 pandemic, the treaty (which will be legally binding under international law) will support international efforts to...

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