Child Care Policy, Children’s Rights and The Children Act
Beginning in the nineteenth and accelerating in the twentieth century, children’s rights to protection have been increasingly defined, articulated and enforced. Over the past 20 years, this protective stance has been supplemented with the promotion of the rights of children to participate in decisions affecting their lives. In the now famous phrase of Lady Justice Butler-Sloss, there has been a move towards treating the child as ‘a person and not an object of concern’.
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