News Views – July 2007

A mixture of news items, events, comments and whimsies, including bicycles, Every Child Matters, dummies, confidentiality, the history of child care, bathkidslitfest, summer time in Bath, money, the Mulberry Bush, bullying and a new(ish) journal. Every Child Matters – so do the Rest of Us The five main concerns of Every Child Matters have been … Read more

Keeping Parliament Informed : Children’s Rights

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Children held one meeting in June: Tuesday 5 June: UK Report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child: With speakers Beverly Hughes MP (Minister of State for Children, and Carolyne Willow (National Co-ordinator, Children’s Rights Alliance for England) This meeting was an opportunity to discuss the … Read more

Social Tourism

Abstract: Social tourism, or the sponsored provision of holidays for excluded groups, is used in several countries of Western Europe as a way to achieve greater social inclusion. This feature discusses the potential value of social tourism for children and young people who are affected by social exclusion. It reviews the potential benefits of social … Read more