A new report confirms that approximately 1 out of every 30 detained migrant children were being administered psychotropic medications. Sadly, this problem is widespread in government systems nationwide.
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Responding to a new policy that would harm immigrant children, Children’s Rights and a coalition of advocacy organizations filed a brief challenging the indefinite detention of children and families.
Shackling is a cruel and inhumane practice that children should not have to endure, yet it still happens in juvenile courts throughout Georgia.
Progress has been made in working toward racial equality in America, but the impact of racism remains far-reaching, systemic, and complex—and it trickles right down to our children.
A federal judge recently gave final approval to a settlement agreement that promises dramatic improvements for children in Southern Florida’s foster care system.
For children in foster care, chronic health conditions are not only more pervasive than in the general population but also more likely to cause serious and long-lasting health consequences.
Earlier this month, Children’s Rights filed a lawsuit alleging that the DeKalb County Jail in Atlanta is violating federal statutes that guarantee every child the opportunity to be educated.
Our lawsuit in Missouri, the first of its kind to singularly target this dangerous use of psychotropic drugs, represents an opportunity for change nationwide.
An alarming new report issued by the Office of Inspector General details dangerous conditions at southern border facilities where children and families are held, with one senior facility manager calling the situation “a ticking time bomb.”