Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC) uses evidence from frontline work, alongside its specialist technical knowledge about domestic and international law, to ensure that children’s rights are embedded in law, policy and in practice.

It does this through:

Since 1981 CCLC has promoted the rights of children in the UK and globally, focussing on those who are most marginalised or discriminated against. We work to ensure that the UK government upholds its commitments under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), contributing to Shadow Reports to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child and sitting on the Department for Education UNCRC Action Group.

Our key areas of focus for 2020-21 are:

For more information about CCLC’s policy work, contact Marianne Lagrue, Policy Manager, at