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Scottish Government "must act on UNCRC incorporation now"

... Scottish Government "must act on UNCRC incorporation now" 28 Aug 2019 Children in Scotland has reiterated its call for full incorporation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and urged the Scottish Government to...

Children's rights Consultation response Policy UNCRC

25 and Up: The ‘old normal’ meant acceptance of injustice for too many families. We can’t go back to it

...blog for Challenge Poverty Week, Clare Simpson revisits her 25 Calls contribution, arguing that UNCRC incorporation and the work of the Care Review provide the scaffolding for change Scotland’s families need Back in 2018 when we made our call...

25 and Up 25 calls Care Review Families family support Inequality Parenting across Scotland Poverty the Promise UNCRC

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

...Tuesday’s publication of the Programme 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:...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

"We want Scotland to become the world's first child-friendly country"

...the First Minister to incorporate the principles of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) into Scots law and “to do it in the most effective way possible”.   The time has come to incorporate the CRC into domestic law. Unicef UK...

Magazine rights UNCRC Unicef

2021-26 Manifesto launches with calls to put wellbeing at the heart of Scottish budget, include under-16s in Citizens’ Assemblies, target air pollution and introduce a ‘hobby premium’

...Review, the introduction of the Equal Protection Act, and the promise of full incorporation of the UNCRC. “These are all powerful signs of the effectiveness of collective campaigning to make change for children, and we’ll be taking forward our...

budget Child protection community democracy economy Education environment equality Inequality Learning Manifesto Poverty rights Scottish Parliament UNCRC Wellbeing

Making rights real: new digital accessibility resource launches

...Day and the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). Recite Me is an easy-to-use web accessibility tool, which includes: text to speech functionality dyslexia software an interactive...

accessibility Disability discrimination equality UNCRC

Children’s wellbeing and the Scottish budget (2020-2021)
budget community democracy economy Education equality Inequality Learning Manifesto Poverty rights Scottish Parliament UNCRC Wellbeing

News: Young people present key issues to Scottish Cabinet

...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 annual Cabinet Meeting with Children and...

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

News: MSPs urged to withhold consent for Nationalities and Borders Bill

...22 February, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond child rights human rights refugee UNCRC Organisations from across the third sector are urging Scotland to vote down the UK Nationalities and Borders Bill on the grounds that it...

child rights human rights refugee UNCRC

News: Minimum age of criminal responsibility legislation fully commenced

...Jennifer Drummond age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC Today marks the full commencement of the Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Act 2019 meaning children under the age of 12 years old can...

age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC youth justice

Comment: Despite the increase in age of criminal responsibility we are still failing our children

...Jennifer Drummond age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC Thirty years since the UK ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) some children are still being left behind,...

age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC youth justice

News: State of Children’s Rights report published

...2 March 2022, by Nina Joynson Children's rights Participation third sector UNCRC youth justice The annual State of Children's Rights report, published by Together, highlights challenges faced by the children's...

Children's rights Participation third sector UNCRC youth justice


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Scottish Government "must act on UNCRC incorporation now"

... Scottish Government "must act on UNCRC incorporation now" 28 Aug 2019 Children in Scotland has reiterated its call for full incorporation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and urged the Scottish Government to...

Children's rights Consultation response Policy UNCRC

25 and Up: The ‘old normal’ meant acceptance of injustice for too many families. We can’t go back to it

...blog for Challenge Poverty Week, Clare Simpson revisits her 25 Calls contribution, arguing that UNCRC incorporation and the work of the Care Review provide the scaffolding for change Scotland’s families need Back in 2018 when we made our call...

25 and Up 25 calls Care Review Families family support Inequality Parenting across Scotland Poverty the Promise UNCRC

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

...Tuesday’s publication of the Programme 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:...

communities Education environment Health Inequalities programme for government UNCRC

2021-26 Manifesto launches with calls to put wellbeing at the heart of Scottish budget, include under-16s in Citizens’ Assemblies, target air pollution and introduce a ‘hobby premium’

...Review, the introduction of the Equal Protection Act, and the promise of full incorporation of the UNCRC. “These are all powerful signs of the effectiveness of collective campaigning to make change for children, and we’ll be taking forward our...

budget Child protection community democracy economy Education environment equality Inequality Learning Manifesto Poverty rights Scottish Parliament UNCRC Wellbeing

Making rights real: new digital accessibility resource launches

...Day and the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). Recite Me is an easy-to-use web accessibility tool, which includes: text to speech functionality dyslexia software an interactive...

accessibility Disability discrimination equality UNCRC


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"We want Scotland to become the world's first child-friendly country"
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...the First Minister to incorporate the principles of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) into Scots law and “to do it in the most effective way possible”.   The time has come to incorporate the CRC into domestic law. Unicef UK...

Magazine rights UNCRC Unicef

News: Young people present key issues to Scottish Cabinet
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...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 annual Cabinet Meeting with Children and...

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

News: MSPs urged to withhold consent for Nationalities and Borders Bill
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...22 February, 2022 by Jennifer Drummond child rights human rights refugee UNCRC Organisations from across the third sector are urging Scotland to vote down the UK Nationalities and Borders Bill on the grounds that it...

child rights human rights refugee UNCRC

News: Minimum age of criminal responsibility legislation fully commenced
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...Jennifer Drummond age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC Today marks the full commencement of the Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Act 2019 meaning children under the age of 12 years old can...

age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC youth justice

Comment: Despite the increase in age of criminal responsibility we are still failing our children
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...Jennifer Drummond age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC Thirty years since the UK ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) some children are still being left behind,...

age of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC youth justice

News: State of Children’s Rights report published
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...2 March 2022, by Nina Joynson Children's rights Participation third sector UNCRC youth justice The annual State of Children's Rights report, published by Together, highlights challenges faced by the children's...

Children's rights Participation third sector UNCRC youth justice