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GRA reform is a fundamental equality and rights issue for trans young people. So why delay it?

... GRA reform is a fundamental equality issue for trans young people. So why delay it? Children in Scotland has responded to today’s announcement by the Scottish Government that, instead of going ahead with reform of the Gender Recognition...

equality GRA Legislation LGBT Policy rights young people

Publication of race equality statement marks bolder, more proactive approach to addressing equality and diversity

... Race equality statement marks bolder approach to addressing equality and diversity 28 September 2021 Children in Scotland today publishes its race equality statement, following a year’s work examining how our commitments and standards...

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Why our race equality pledge is a challenge to ourselves and others

... Why our race equality pledge should challenge ourselves – and others 30 September 2021 Marking publication of our race equality statement, Amy Woodhouse says that working to become a more inclusive, equalities-focused organisation is not...

diversity equality ethnic minorities inclusion race rights

"We're not doing well enough on child mental health," First Minister tells young people from across Scotland
Brexit bullying Children's rights Education equality food poverty Inequality Mental Health Participation Poverty

Making rights real: new digital accessibility resource launches

...them from taking an active part in life. In the UK, website accessibility is covered by the equality Act 2010, which has provision for the right for disabled people to have access to everyday goods and services, which includes...

accessibility Disability discrimination equality UNCRC

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”

...he offers policy suggestions to achieve more egalitarian workplaces and makes the link between equality and environmental sustainability  Children in Scotland: I’m interested in your proposals around employees on boards, and the kind of...

climate change environment equality Health Inequality society

25 Calls interview with Richard Wilkinson part 4: “When a child moves to secondary school, there is a drastic upping of stakes in social comparison”

...he discusses how intersecting identities of gender, race and more are affected by increased inequality, and why family environment shapes our perceptions of the world Children in Scotland: What do you think about intersectionality and...

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Why focus on LGBT issues?

...in what we do. The great work that LGBT Youth Scotland, the TIE campaign, Stonewall Scotland, equality Network and others do provides the evidence (if you need convincing) but also the support and guidance to help. There’s more information...

equality LGBT

Children in Scotland welcomes "historic" LGBTI inclusive education announcement

...bullying and poor mental health at rates which are simply unacceptable in a society which values equality and wellbeing among children, and in the knowledge that education has a vital role to play in moving forward social attitudes for our future...

Education equality LGBT

Why our Manifesto for 2021-26 must be based on renewal, not recovery
equality Health Inequality Manifesto members membership parliament Poverty rights Wellbeing

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”

...In part five of our interview, he discusses how work as wage labour affects us emotionally, and inequality’s impact on trust in social relationships  Children in Scotland: What do you think about the rise of automation in how it may affect the...

equality Health Inequality Policy

Exams review decision ‘reflects commitment to equalities and values young people’s views’
Attainment Education equality exams rights SQA young people

Judith Turbyne appointed as new Chief Executive of Children in Scotland

...and excited to be taking up this wonderful appointment. I am passionate about challenging inequality and working for a more just society, and I will bring this passion to the role of Children in Scotland’s Chief Executive. “It is a key...

appointment Bronwen Cohen CEO chief executive equality Inequality Jackie Brock Judith Turbyne OSCR post role

Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family wellbeing fund welcomed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level
childcare Children's rights environment equality family support programme for government Wellbeing

News: First LGBT-inclusive education resources launched

...education resources Posted 24 Sept, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Education equality LGBT Scotland has become the first country in the world to embed lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) inclusive...

Education equality LGBT

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

New measures to support autistic pupils welcome, but we must not lose momentum

...of Initial Teacher Education (ITE) with a new requirement to demonstrate promotion of equality and diversity with a range of neuro-development differences, including autism Inclusion of key areas of additional support needs in the...

ASL ASN Autism Children's rights Education equality inclusion

Comment: It’s time to stop talking and start listening to LGBT young people

...and start listening to LGBT young people Posted 18 Oct, 2021 by Catherine Bromley equality LGBT A new national survey is our chance to hear Scotland's LGBT young people tell it like it is, writes Paul Daly...

equality LGBT

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

From protest to policymaking: join my campaign for reform and ensure Afro-Scottish history is taught in our schools

...projects Our projects are focused on strengthening participation and challenging inequality Find out...

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GRA reform is a fundamental equality and rights issue for trans young people. So why delay it?

... GRA reform is a fundamental equality issue for trans young people. So why delay it? Children in Scotland has responded to today’s announcement by the Scottish Government that, instead of going ahead with reform of the Gender Recognition...

equality GRA Legislation LGBT Policy rights young people

Publication of race equality statement marks bolder, more proactive approach to addressing equality and diversity

... Race equality statement marks bolder approach to addressing equality and diversity 28 September 2021 Children in Scotland today publishes its race equality statement, following a year’s work examining how our commitments and standards...

diversity equality ethnic minorities ethnicity human rights inclusion Legislation pledge race rights statement

Why our race equality pledge is a challenge to ourselves and others

... Why our race equality pledge should challenge ourselves – and others 30 September 2021 Marking publication of our race equality statement, Amy Woodhouse says that working to become a more inclusive, equalities-focused organisation is not...

diversity equality ethnic minorities inclusion race rights

"We're not doing well enough on child mental health," First Minister tells young people from across Scotland
Brexit bullying Children's rights Education equality food poverty Inequality Mental Health Participation Poverty

Making rights real: new digital accessibility resource launches

...them from taking an active part in life. In the UK, website accessibility is covered by the equality Act 2010, which has provision for the right for disabled people to have access to everyday goods and services, which includes...

accessibility Disability discrimination equality UNCRC

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”

...he offers policy suggestions to achieve more egalitarian workplaces and makes the link between equality and environmental sustainability  Children in Scotland: I’m interested in your proposals around employees on boards, and the kind of...

climate change environment equality Health Inequality society

25 Calls interview with Richard Wilkinson part 4: “When a child moves to secondary school, there is a drastic upping of stakes in social comparison”

...he discusses how intersecting identities of gender, race and more are affected by increased inequality, and why family environment shapes our perceptions of the world Children in Scotland: What do you think about intersectionality and...

bullying equality Inequality parenting Parents School

Why focus on LGBT issues?

...in what we do. The great work that LGBT Youth Scotland, the TIE campaign, Stonewall Scotland, equality Network and others do provides the evidence (if you need convincing) but also the support and guidance to help. There’s more information...

equality LGBT

Children in Scotland welcomes "historic" LGBTI inclusive education announcement

...bullying and poor mental health at rates which are simply unacceptable in a society which values equality and wellbeing among children, and in the knowledge that education has a vital role to play in moving forward social attitudes for our future...

Education equality LGBT

Why our Manifesto for 2021-26 must be based on renewal, not recovery
equality Health Inequality Manifesto members membership parliament Poverty rights Wellbeing

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”

...In part five of our interview, he discusses how work as wage labour affects us emotionally, and inequality’s impact on trust in social relationships  Children in Scotland: What do you think about the rise of automation in how it may affect the...

equality Health Inequality Policy

Exams review decision ‘reflects commitment to equalities and values young people’s views’
Attainment Education equality exams rights SQA young people

Judith Turbyne appointed as new Chief Executive of Children in Scotland

...and excited to be taking up this wonderful appointment. I am passionate about challenging inequality and working for a more just society, and I will bring this passion to the role of Children in Scotland’s Chief Executive. “It is a key...

appointment Bronwen Cohen CEO chief executive equality Inequality Jackie Brock Judith Turbyne OSCR post role

Our reaction to the Programme for Government: family wellbeing fund welcomed but disappointment at lack of progress on child payment level
childcare Children's rights environment equality family support programme for government Wellbeing

New measures to support autistic pupils welcome, but we must not lose momentum

...of Initial Teacher Education (ITE) with a new requirement to demonstrate promotion of equality and diversity with a range of neuro-development differences, including autism Inclusion of key areas of additional support needs in the...

ASL ASN Autism Children's rights Education equality inclusion

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

From protest to policymaking: join my campaign for reform and ensure Afro-Scottish history is taught in our schools

...projects Our projects are focused on strengthening participation and challenging inequality Find out...

anti-racism black lives matter diversity Education equality Inequality protest racism


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News: First LGBT-inclusive education resources launched
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...education resources Posted 24 Sept, 2021 by Jennifer Drummond Education equality LGBT Scotland has become the first country in the world to embed lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) inclusive...

Education equality LGBT

Comment: It’s time to stop talking and start listening to LGBT young people
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...and start listening to LGBT young people Posted 18 Oct, 2021 by Catherine Bromley equality LGBT A new national survey is our chance to hear Scotland's LGBT young people tell it like it is, writes Paul Daly...

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