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Girls' and Women's Right to Education.

Date posted 09/09/2014

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) held a half-day general discussion on girls’ and women’s right to education.
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Human trafficking rises year on year in Cardiff.

Date posted 08/09/2014

Human trafficking in Cardiff is increasing year-on-year, with women being exploited for sex and children forced to work, says a new report.
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Legal aid cut for family courts.

Date posted 08/09/2014

Children are being damaged by the rising number of estranged couples representing themselves in family court battles, a former judge has claimed.
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Ban smacking, children's tsar urges.

Date posted 19/08/2014

Parents should be banned from smacking children, the Children's Commissioner for England, Maggie Atkinson, has said.
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China formally eases one-child policy.

Date posted 19/08/2014

China's top legislature has formally adopted a resolution easing the country's one-child policy, the state news agency Xinhua reports.
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Wales has the highest child poverty rate of all the UK nations.

Date posted 19/08/2014

Latest statistics published by the Department for Work and Pensions show that 200,000 children are living in poverty in Wales after housing costs are taken into account.
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Adoption contact rules set to change in Wales.

Date posted 19/08/2014

Children and grandchildren of adopted people could soon have the right to make contact with their parent's birth family.
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Pocket money in Wales falls 11%, Halifax survey finds .

Date posted 19/08/2014

It is not just the grown ups who can feel the economic pinch, children can get hit in the piggy bank as well, according to research by the Halifax.
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Funky Dragon youth assembly for Wales 'facing closure'.

Date posted 19/08/2014

The charity, Funky Dragon, that lets children have their say on Welsh politics has warned it faces closure after losing its funding.
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Youth justice should be devolved to Wales, says Keith Towler.

Date posted 19/08/2014

Calls for youth justice to be a devolved matter have been echoed by the Children's Commissioner for Wales.
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