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.

What Have Human rights done for Children?

Children
2001
Europe

Children should be protected from abuse within the family

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Children in a family suffered abuse and neglect by their mother. They were not protected properly by the social services. They won their case and were awarded damages.

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