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Commissioner responds to Macur review

In response to the findings of the 'Macur Review', the Children's Commissioner for Wales, Sally Holland, stressed that the voices and experiences of victims should play a key role in informing governments' and statutory services' responses in this area.

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Intergenerational group share experiences with Commissioners

Clwb Ni, an intergenerational group from Aberystwyth, are taking part in an event at the Senedd with Sally Holland, the Children's Commissioner, and Sarah Rochira, the Older Person's Commissioner.

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Commissioner calls for children to be given equal protection

Sally Holland, the Children's Commissioner for Wales has marked Universal Children's Day by urging Wales to lead the way in the field of children's rights and become the first nation in the UK to remove the legal defence of 'reasonable punishment' against children.

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Wales should prioritise its looked after children

Wales should prioritise their looked after children says Sally Holland, the new Children's Commissioner for Wales as she launches her Annual Report.

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Children’s Commissioner for Wales delivers stark message to the UN Committee on the Rights of the

Too many children in Wales are being denied a decent childhood due to the crippling effects of child poverty '“ this is the stark message being delivered to the UN today (1 July 2015) by Sally Holland, Wales' new children's commissioner.

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Response to the NSPCC’s How Safe 2015 report

'From these figures it seems children, young people, as well as adult survivors of childhood abuse, are gaining trust in the justice system and feel they will be listened to and taken seriously when they speak out.

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Learning the Lessons: Operation Pallial

A report published today (12 January 2015) by the Children's Commissioner for Wales will attempt for the first time to identify emerging lessons that any future operation could learn from. The report also examines the implications of Operation Pallial for children and young people in care settings.

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Children’s Commissioner for Wales questions children with disabilities’ access to secondary schools

A spotlight report published today (18 November 2014) into wheelchair accessibility in secondary schools has uncovered inadequacies in the current system intended to increase access to schools for disabled pupils.

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Commissioner visits Maes G Community Ambassadors

Our Ambassadors in Bangor share their views on the local area. What needs to change?

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