How society should deal with children who have broken the law can be a contentious topic.
Because of human rights, it is illegal across the UK to beat children, families have legal protection from being separated and children are protected when giving evidence in courts.
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What Have Human rights done for Children?
Children abducted by a parent should generally be returned immediately
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Children were abducted by their mother, without their father's knowledge, from Norway and brought to the UK. The children would be returned to Norway as, overall, it was in their best interests.