CRC concluding observations 2016, paragraph 51

UN recommendation

Plain English recommendation

Government should: Assess the impact on children’s rights of funding cuts for childcare and family support. Review family support policies to make childcare services available to everyone in need.

Original UN recommendation

The Committee recommends that the State party and the devolved governments conduct a rigorous child rights impact assessment of the recent reduction of funding for childcare and family support and adjust the family support policy in order to make childcare services available to all those who need it.

Date of UN examination


UN article number

18 (parental responsibilities; state assistance), 26 (social security), 27 adequate standard of living)

Last updated on 09/12/2020