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Commissioner welcomes Equal Protection announcement

Welcoming a new Bill introduced by Welsh Government to give children the same protection in the law from assault as […]

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Plans to tackle child poverty need ‘overhaul’

Wales needs an ‘overhaul’ in how it addresses child poverty, according to the Children’s Commissioner for Wales. Professor Sally Holland […]

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Taking action on climate change

In a joint statement the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales and Children’s Commissioner for Wales have given their support to […]

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Commissioner responds to curriculum white paper

Children’s rights should not be optional, an add-on or a nice-to-have; they should be a central feature of Wales’ new […]

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Children who have been raped or sexually assaulted face unacceptable waiting times for medical examinations and support

Children who have been raped or sexually assaulted face unacceptable waiting times for medical examinations and support, according to the […]

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UK Children’s Commissioners in joint Playday message

The Children’s Commissioner for Wales has joined with her counterparts in Northern Ireland, Scotland, and England to celebrate Playday, and […]

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Young people with learning disabilities lacking support

Two flagship Welsh Government laws are failing to deliver the support needed for young people with learning disabilities, leaving them […]

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Mental health approach that is ‘letting down a generation’ needs to change

Responding to the Children, Young People and Education Committee’s report on improving mental health services, Prof Sally Holland, Children’s Commissioner […]

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Disabled children’s voices missing from accessibility planning

There is over reliance on individual schools to plan for the needs of pupils with physical disabilities and not enough […]

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