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ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 52

Government should: Provide local authorities with sufficient funds to reduce homelessness, particularly in England and Northern Ireland. Ensure there...

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CRC concluding observations 2016, paragraph 55

Government should: (a) Ensure child protection authorities are informed when a parent is imprisoned, to prevent children being left...

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ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 54

Government should: Develop a national strategy on the right to adequate food. Promote healthy diets, including supporting breastfeeding. Introduce...

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ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 60

Government should: Ensure older people receive an adequate pension, care and treatment. Educate all health care workers on the...

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CEDAW concluding observations 2019, paragraph 18

Government should: Look at how changes to public spending, tax and welfare are affecting women’s rights. They should take...

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CEDAW concluding observations 2019, paragraph 56

Government should: in line with advice issued by the UN on women's asylum, nationality and statelessness issues: (a) Introduce...

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CRC concluding observations 2016, paragraph 29

Government should: (a) Tackle the root causes of infant and child mortality, including deprivation and inequality. (b) Carry out...

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CRC concluding observations 2016, paragraph 41

Government should: (a) In line with UN advice, urgently ban physical punishment in the family. (b) Ensure that physical...

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CRC concluding observations 2016, paragraph 51

Government should: Assess the impact on children's rights of funding cuts for childcare and family support. Review family support...

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CRC concluding observations 2016, paragraph 53

Government should: Ensure poverty is never the sole reason for removing a child from parental care, consider UN advice...

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CRC concluding observations 2016, paragraph 67

Government should: (a) Collect data on child nutrition (including on breastfeeding and weight problems) to identify the causes of...

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ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 48

Government should: In line with UN advice on poverty and the ICESCR, guarantee support to all those living in...

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CRC concluding observations 2016, paragraph 71

Government should: (a) End child poverty and ensure accountability (including through concrete targets). Monitor and report results. (b) Put...

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CRC concluding observations 2016, paragraph 77

Government should: Consider UN advice on unaccompanied and separated children and: (a) Collect and publish data on the number...

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UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.164

Government should: Devise policies to help disadvantaged families, in particular children, to boost social mobility. Provide more targeted social...

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UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.166

Government should: Do more so that disadvantaged people can access public, social and health services. Strengthen measures to foster...

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UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.167

Government should: Consult on the possibility of a universal basic income, replacing the current social protection system. As a...

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UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.168

Government should: Develop strategies to end the poverty of about four million children, as highlighted in shadow reports to...

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UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.177

Government should: Tackle long-standing discrimination against women in political, economic and social settings, particularly regarding the gender pay gap...

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UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.191

Government should: Take further action to end child poverty, and align laws with the CRC. Increase efforts to eliminate...

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ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 50

Government should: (a) Ensure there is sufficient housing (especially social housing), particularly for the most disadvantaged groups, including those...

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ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 44

Government should: Ensure childcare services are accessible and affordable, particularly in Northern Ireland. Review the system of shared parental...

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CERD concluding observations 2016, paragraph 25

Government should: (a) Develop a strategy (in consultation with Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities) to address the challenges they...

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CRPD concluding observations 2017, paragraph 57

Government should: Work with disabled people's organisations, and in line with the CRPD Committee's recommendations following its inquiry into...

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CRPD concluding observations 2017, paragraph 73

Government should: Within one year of adopting the present recommendations, provide an update to the CRPD Committee on progress...

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CEDAW concluding observations 2019, paragraph 52

Government should: (a) Ensure that women in abusive situations can receive payments under Universal Credit independent of their partners....

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CRPD concluding observations 2017, paragraph 17

Government should: (a) Bring anti-discrimination laws into line with CRPD. Bring into force any outstanding Equality Act 2010 provisions,...

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CRPD concluding observations 2017, paragraph 21

Government should: Consult with disabled children's organisations to develop and put into practice policies for: (a) Tackling high poverty...

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CRPD concluding observations 2017, paragraph 25

Government should: Work with disabled people's organisations to: (a) Improve and enforce legal accessibility standards across all areas of...

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CRPD concluding observations 2017, paragraph 27

Government should: Introduce an action plan to challenge perceptions of disabled people not having ‘a good and decent life’,...

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CRPD concluding observations 2017, paragraph 45

Government should: (a) Recognise disabled people’s right to live independently and be included in the community in UK laws,...

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CRPD concluding observations 2017, paragraph 49

Government should: (a) Ensure disabled parents get the support they need to look after their children, and that disability...

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CRPD concluding observations 2017, paragraph 59

Government should: Work with disabled people's organisations, and in line with the CRPD Committee's recommendations following its inquiry into...

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ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 42

Government should: Consider UN advice on the right to social security. The Committee draws the attention of the State...

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CRC concluding observations 2016, paragraph 13

Government should: Invest all available resources to make children’s rights a reality for every child across the UK, focusing...

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ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 8

Government should: Ensure economic, social and cultural rights are a reality for people living in the UK and in...

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ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 17

Government should: (a) Assess how recent tax policy changes have affected human rights, including the rights of disadvantaged groups....

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ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 19

Government should: Use all available resources to make economic, social and cultural rights a reality for everyone. In line...

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ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 25

Government should: Increase support for asylum seekers (including daily allowances) to guarantee their economic, social and cultural rights, in...

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ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 32

Government should: (a) Reduce the use of temporary employment, precarious self-employment and 'zero-hours' contracts. Create opportunities offering security and...

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ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 35

Government should: (a) Ensure all migrant workers enjoy equal rights for pay, protection from unfair dismissal, rest and leisure,...

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ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 37

Government should: Extend the national living wage to under 25s. Set it at a level which provides workers and...

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ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 41

Government should: (a) Review conditions attached to social security benefits. Reverse the cuts introduced by the Welfare Reform Act...

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UPR recommendations 2017, paragraph 134.192

Government should: Take further action to end child poverty. Assess the impacts of welfare reform on children from disadvantaged...

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