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Michael Sheen launches Swansea children's rights pledge

Hollywood actor and Unicef ambassador Michael Sheen has been meeting young people in Swansea today, to unveil the city's new commitment to children's rights.

Sheen, who is from Port Talbot, spoke to pupils from Hafod Primary School and Pentrehafod Comprehensive School, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Swansea Council is introducing the Children and Young People's Rights Scheme - which will mean council officers and members have to pay due regard to children's rights in all decision-making.

Swansea says it is the first local authority in the UK to voluntarily make a public commitment to children's rights.