The Public Health (Wales) Act 2017 came into force on the 01 February 2018 and makes the intimate piercing of people under the age of 18 an offence, as well as making arrangements to perform an intimate piercing on someone under 18.
Young Wales News
The Live Fear Free campaign, the Welsh Government’s resources to tackle violence against women, domestic abuse and sexual violence has launched “THIS IS ME”.
The This Is Me campaign hopes to challenge our ideas about gender by asking people to talk about their experiences online using #ThisIsMe.
Young Wales is planning a celebratory event on Tuesday 6th March, 6pm – 8pm at the National Museum for Wales, Cathays Park, Cardiff.
The Wales Audit Office is conducting a study on behalf of the Auditor General for Wales on the well-being of young people.
The Welsh Government wants to get moreyounger people to take the bus, and has come up with plans to offer the MyTravelPass discount scheme to 16-18 year olds in Wales.
Minister for Children, Huw Irranca-Davies re-affirms Welsh Government commitment to equal legal protection for children
Children in Wales welcomes the news that the Minister for Children and Social Care, Huw Irranca-Davies has re-affirmed the Welsh Government’s plans to introduce legislation to remove the defence of reasonable punishment.
Previously the National Assembly for Wales asked young people in Wales to give their views on a youth parliament for Wales.
The National Assembly has now announced the results.
The new youth parliament will be called The Welsh Youth Parliament. Its first elections will be in December 2018.
On 10 November 2017, members of the Youth Parliament sat in the Commons chamber to debate the issues that they had decided were priorities.