European Children's Rights Unit
The European Children's Rights Unit (ECRU) works alongside many external members from a range of academic, non-governmental and other research-driven organisations, to pursue a participatory, interdisciplinary research ethos into children's rights. Its focus is on the European (including comparative) dimension and is particularly distinctive in exploring the interplay between different levels of governance and the impact of those interactions on children's rights.
Bringing Europe Closer to Children
ECRU invites suggestions of collaboration with external entities and colleagues working in the broad field of European children's rights. Should you be interested in ECRU's activities or finding out more about how to get involved with our work, please contact ECRU's Director, Professor Helen Stalford, or Deputy Director, Dr Aoife Daly.
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Brexit & children's rights
Members of ECRU are working closely with over 30 children's rights organisations, academics and practitioners across the UK as part of a Brexit and Children coalition.