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Young people’s peer research into Health inequalities launched

... Young people’s peer research into Health inequalities launched 5 February 2020 Children in Scotland today launched a new peer research report into Health inequalities in communities, undertaken by young researchers from Dalmarnock Primary...

children and young people community deprivation Health Inequality research

Calls for a holistic, preventative approach to tackling Health inequalities

... Calls for a holistic, preventative approach to tackling Health inequalities Children in Scotland has backed calls made by the Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee to take a more holistic approach in the Health prevention...

Children's rights Health Inequalities News Policy Scottish Parliament

Mental Health Strategy focus on early intervention welcome, but children’s voices must be at heart of implementation

...Mental Health Strategy focus on early intervention welcome, but children’s voices must be at heart of implementation Responding to today’s announcement of the Scottish Government’s new ten-year Mental Health Strategy, Children in Scotland’s...

Children Early years Families Health Mental Health Scottish Government Wellbeing

Changing Gears project to capture young people’s views on cycling, safety and Health

...Changing Gears project to capture young people’s views on cycling, safety and Health 8 May 2020 Children in Scotland has launched a new project to find out what children and young people think about cycling, safety and the Bikeability...

Bikeability bikes cycling Cycling Scotland environment. road safety Health Wellbeing

Messages around Healthy eating “muddled”, says Scots Masterchef

...Messages around Healthy eating “muddled”, says Scots Masterchef The public Health messages around Healthy living are “muddled”, and learning to cook should be recognised as an important life lesson, award-winning chef Gary Maclean has...

Education Food Health Jackie Brock News

Child protection procedures ‘should be standardised’ across all Scottish hospitals
Child protection Health Jackie Brock

Project challenging food poverty expands to 26 schools across Glasgow and West Dunbartonshire

...will enjoy meals and fun activities, with community chefs on site at four schools to prepare Healthy fresh food. Participating primaries include Dalmarnock, Ibrox, Highpark, Langfaulds and Miller, and a joint club for Oakwood and St...

Children Councillors Families Food Health Jackie Brock Scottish Schools

Free sanitary products ‘a small but significant step to tackling gender inequality’

...provide sanitary products free of charge in locations such as schools, colleges and community and Health centres across Scotland. Responding to Lennon’s consultation on the Proposed Sanitary Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill, Amy...

Health Inequalities Poverty

20,000+ club places available to children and families this summer as part of award-winning food project

...in 2015, with the aim of contributing to tackling food poverty and its link to children’s Health, wellbeing and education. Aware of the pressures on families, particularly those on low income and in areas experiencing high levels of child...

Education Food food poverty Health

Food, Families, Futures project sees summer take-up rise to almost 4,000

...and partner organisations, FFF was established to ensure families can be together, prepare Healthy food, eat a free lunch, and take part in fun activities using schools as community hubs over the summer holiday period. This summer the clubs...

Children Councillors Families Food Health Jackie Brock

25 Calls interview with Professor Richard Wilkinson part 6: “If we go on without a fundamental transformation, we won’t save ourselves from the awful consequences of climate change”

...we are all damaged by inequality. You can show in statistical studies that although the biggest Health detriment or the biggest rises in violence or the biggest educational deficits are suffered by the poor, inequality also reduces the life...

climate change environment equality Health Inequality society

News: Call for specialised drug and alcohol treatment for young people

...for young people Posted 10 Nov, 2021 by Nina Joynson children and young people Health Mental Health A new report by the Scottish Government calls for residential rehabilitation facilities for young people and...

children and young people Health Mental Health

Design is for everyone

...Programmes, we are building on and developing a programme for all, that has at its core care, Health and wellbeing. Our successful and ongoing partnership with social empowerment, Dundee-based organisation Front Lounge has welcomed a new...

community creativity design Health Learning Wellbeing

Good Food Nation Bill consultation: Supporting the principle of a right to food

...Government meets its obligation to provide all children, young people and families with access to Healthy, affordable food and drink. "A right to food is about more than food insecurity – it is about taking a whole-systems approach to tackling...

Children's rights Food Health Legislation Poverty Wellbeing

Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty

...for Government. Commenting on key policy areas including UNCRC incorporation, ELC expansion and Health inequalities, our Head of Policy, Projects and Participation, Amy Woodhouse, said: UNCRC incorporation: a milestone in improving outcomes for...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

Why our Manifesto for 2021-26 must be based on renewal, not recovery

...evidence of what we know works and what children and young people say themselves. Rights, poverty, Health and wellbeing, learning, equalities – COVID 19 has shone a different light on all these issues, and in many cases has exacerbated existing...

equality Health Inequality Manifesto members membership parliament Poverty rights Wellbeing

News: Young people present key issues to Scottish Cabinet

...rights climate change Education environment equality Health LGBT Mental Health UNCRC Young people across Scotland met today with the First Minister and her Cabinet in the sixth...

Children's rights climate change Education environment equality Health LGBT Mental Health UNCRC

Childcare expansion delay must not risk losing long-term focus on reducing inequalities for children and families

...originally stated commitment in 2017 to double provision was part of a plan to address Health inequalities in children and reduce Health, education and employment inequalities later in life. And while Children in Scotland is mindful of...

childcare Early years Families Health Inequality Scottish Government

25 Calls interview with Richard Wilkinson part 5: “There is a feeling that we are here to serve the economy rather than for the economy to serve us. We have to turn the tables”

...a real social purpose into something that is self-serving. You may be doing important work in the Health service that benefits other people’s Health, and maybe you relate to it as your contribution to others’ wellbeing and value their...

equality Health Inequality Policy


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Young people’s peer research into Health inequalities launched

... Young people’s peer research into Health inequalities launched 5 February 2020 Children in Scotland today launched a new peer research report into Health inequalities in communities, undertaken by young researchers from Dalmarnock Primary...

children and young people community deprivation Health Inequality research

Calls for a holistic, preventative approach to tackling Health inequalities

... Calls for a holistic, preventative approach to tackling Health inequalities Children in Scotland has backed calls made by the Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee to take a more holistic approach in the Health prevention...

Children's rights Health Inequalities News Policy Scottish Parliament

Mental Health Strategy focus on early intervention welcome, but children’s voices must be at heart of implementation

...Mental Health Strategy focus on early intervention welcome, but children’s voices must be at heart of implementation Responding to today’s announcement of the Scottish Government’s new ten-year Mental Health Strategy, Children in Scotland’s...

Children Early years Families Health Mental Health Scottish Government Wellbeing

Changing Gears project to capture young people’s views on cycling, safety and Health

...Changing Gears project to capture young people’s views on cycling, safety and Health 8 May 2020 Children in Scotland has launched a new project to find out what children and young people think about cycling, safety and the Bikeability...

Bikeability bikes cycling Cycling Scotland environment. road safety Health Wellbeing

Messages around Healthy eating “muddled”, says Scots Masterchef

...Messages around Healthy eating “muddled”, says Scots Masterchef The public Health messages around Healthy living are “muddled”, and learning to cook should be recognised as an important life lesson, award-winning chef Gary Maclean has...

Education Food Health Jackie Brock News

Child protection procedures ‘should be standardised’ across all Scottish hospitals
Child protection Health Jackie Brock

Project challenging food poverty expands to 26 schools across Glasgow and West Dunbartonshire

...will enjoy meals and fun activities, with community chefs on site at four schools to prepare Healthy fresh food. Participating primaries include Dalmarnock, Ibrox, Highpark, Langfaulds and Miller, and a joint club for Oakwood and St...

Children Councillors Families Food Health Jackie Brock Scottish Schools

Free sanitary products ‘a small but significant step to tackling gender inequality’

...provide sanitary products free of charge in locations such as schools, colleges and community and Health centres across Scotland. Responding to Lennon’s consultation on the Proposed Sanitary Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill, Amy...

Health Inequalities Poverty

20,000+ club places available to children and families this summer as part of award-winning food project

...in 2015, with the aim of contributing to tackling food poverty and its link to children’s Health, wellbeing and education. Aware of the pressures on families, particularly those on low income and in areas experiencing high levels of child...

Education Food food poverty Health

Food, Families, Futures project sees summer take-up rise to almost 4,000

...and partner organisations, FFF was established to ensure families can be together, prepare Healthy food, eat a free lunch, and take part in fun activities using schools as community hubs over the summer holiday period. This summer the clubs...

Children Councillors Families Food Health Jackie Brock

25 Calls interview with Professor Richard Wilkinson part 6: “If we go on without a fundamental transformation, we won’t save ourselves from the awful consequences of climate change”

...we are all damaged by inequality. You can show in statistical studies that although the biggest Health detriment or the biggest rises in violence or the biggest educational deficits are suffered by the poor, inequality also reduces the life...

climate change environment equality Health Inequality society

Design is for everyone

...Programmes, we are building on and developing a programme for all, that has at its core care, Health and wellbeing. Our successful and ongoing partnership with social empowerment, Dundee-based organisation Front Lounge has welcomed a new...

community creativity design Health Learning Wellbeing

Good Food Nation Bill consultation: Supporting the principle of a right to food

...Government meets its obligation to provide all children, young people and families with access to Healthy, affordable food and drink. "A right to food is about more than food insecurity – it is about taking a whole-systems approach to tackling...

Children's rights Food Health Legislation Poverty Wellbeing

Our view on the Programme for Government: Positive pledges on youth jobs and climate, more ambition needed on family support and fighting poverty

...for Government. Commenting on key policy areas including UNCRC incorporation, ELC expansion and Health inequalities, our Head of Policy, Projects and Participation, Amy Woodhouse, said: UNCRC incorporation: a milestone in improving outcomes for...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

Why our Manifesto for 2021-26 must be based on renewal, not recovery

...evidence of what we know works and what children and young people say themselves. Rights, poverty, Health and wellbeing, learning, equalities – COVID 19 has shone a different light on all these issues, and in many cases has exacerbated existing...

equality Health Inequality Manifesto members membership parliament Poverty rights Wellbeing

Childcare expansion delay must not risk losing long-term focus on reducing inequalities for children and families

...originally stated commitment in 2017 to double provision was part of a plan to address Health inequalities in children and reduce Health, education and employment inequalities later in life. And while Children in Scotland is mindful of...

childcare Early years Families Health Inequality Scottish Government

25 Calls interview with Richard Wilkinson part 5: “There is a feeling that we are here to serve the economy rather than for the economy to serve us. We have to turn the tables”

...a real social purpose into something that is self-serving. You may be doing important work in the Health service that benefits other people’s Health, and maybe you relate to it as your contribution to others’ wellbeing and value their...

equality Health Inequality Policy


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News: Call for specialised drug and alcohol treatment for young people
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...for young people Posted 10 Nov, 2021 by Nina Joynson children and young people Health Mental Health A new report by the Scottish Government calls for residential rehabilitation facilities for young people and...

children and young people Health Mental Health

News: Young people present key issues to Scottish Cabinet
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...rights climate change Education environment equality Health LGBT Mental Health UNCRC Young people across Scotland met today with the First Minister and her Cabinet in the sixth...

Children's rights climate change Education environment equality Health LGBT Mental Health UNCRC