There are many frameworks that reinforce the value of care, learning and development within child care environments within the UK Home Nations of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
United Nations Rights of The Child
This legislation came into official existence on 2nd September 1990 after it was approved by a number of nations. Proceedings for signatures started on 20th November 1989 by the UN General Assembly. It is an agreement which sets out 42 articles regarding political, health, social, cultural, economic and civil rights for children. It is worldwide legally binding agreement and should be upheld by governments of every country. It applies to all children and young people under 18 years of age.
The legislation came into effect