Making Child Rights a Reality: FRA Indicators represent first step towards targeted policies

Rights of the Child summary report
Rights of the Child summary report
The Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) presented on 25 March 2009 a report on ‘Developing indicators for the protection, respect and promotion of the rights of the child in the European Union'. This proposes a comprehensive series of indicators to measure child rights across the EU.

Morten Kjaerum, Director of the FRA: "The situation of many children across the EU is worrying, with one-fifth at risk of poverty. Many suffer violence within the family or the community, whilst those belonging to minority groups are often subject to discrimination in education. Children continue to be trafficked and smuggled into and across EU Member States. Protecting our children must be a priority for everyone."  Read more in the Media Release.
Download the Summary Report.