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Supporting women, fighting for change: Glasgow Women's Aid marks 50 years

“In a small country where people are well connected, adaptable and aspirational, great changes are possible”

Diversity in Teaching - Children and Young People's Views on Diversity in Scottish Education (2020-2022)

...everyone living in Scotland and supported teachers to put into practice the professional values of social justice, integrity, trust and respect highlighting equality and recognition of diversity as positive factors in their everyday teaching...


"Climate justice offers us a pathway to a world where all of us are free”

25 and Up: The ‘old normal’ meant acceptance of injustice for too many families. We can’t go back to it
25 and Up 25 calls Care Review Families family support Inequality Parenting across Scotland Poverty the Promise UNCRC

‘Lessons for a new social settlement’ – publication of reports mark completion of groundbreaking five-year food project

...there is learning for all of us about how any kind of project that seeks to address inequality or social justice at community level must be done with families not to them. “I’d like to thank all our partners who’ve supported this project...

Children communities community familis FFF Food income Inequality partnership Poverty

Children hold the key to the future of food justice and education in Scotland

Judith Turbyne appointed as new Chief Executive of Children in Scotland

...Judith shortly into her new role. She brings us experience, clear vision and commitment to social justice. "We are confident Judith will apply all her skills and talent to improve the lives of children and young people by listening to their...

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

25 Calls response: Today’s children don’t want eternal economic growth. It’s time to teach and live ‘de-consumerism’

...justice impossible Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice Craig Dalzell’s call as part of Children in Scotland’s 25 Calls campaign provides an incisive critique of the restrictive frame...


UNCRC incorporation 'to the max' is right and welcome

...poverty and inequality being one crucial area where progressing rights could lead to strengthened social justice. “As Action for Children recently argued (click to read), incorporation will mean young people can hold the government to account...


25 Calls response: Our economy is broken but our people aren’t. A new rights-based approach would mean a better future for children

...communities Call 11: Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice Action for Children supports Call 11 contributed by Craig Dalzell as part of the 25 Calls campaign – but we would add to it that...


2019-20 Programme for Government: our verdict

...Bill and will continue to advocate for this to include a Right to Food and a strong emphasis on social justice. We are also pleased to see the early introduction of changes to school meal provision to increase levels of fruit and...


25 Calls response – The increasingly apparent gaps in mental health support and provision for young people highlights the chasm in mental health support for all

...number of factors: family and peer support, access to training, education, employment, mediation, social justice and of course mental health. Our Key to Potential team supports young people in achieving a positive destination – at college and in...


Cooking up a storm: celebrating three years of partnership with Cyrenians

...live with poverty, homelessness and social exclusion. Both organisations celebrate commitment to social justice and share core values of innovation, creative working practices, and a willingness to challenge convention. Caroline E...


25 Calls response: Services must be underpinned by love for ALL children

...aspiration is high, with the policy framework interlinking and overlapping to tackle issues of social justice with a focus on “ensuring all children’s wellbeing and improve outcomes in order to tackle the unequal childhoods that lead to...


25 Calls response: It's time for a new way to measure the health of our planet and young people

...Climate Group. Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice Currently, our economies and societies are underpinned by a continuous push for ‘GDP growth’. This is the ingrained measure...


‘Change the language of poverty for young people’ is #1 call in Children in Scotland’s 25th anniversary campaign

...Grid for Learning (SWGfL) Trust) We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice (separate contributions under this headline call from Dr Craig Dalzell, Common Weal, and Dr Graeme Roy, Fraser of Allander...


Laying the foundations for Scotland's Barnahus

The consequences of inequality and our chance to choose a different path

Young Ambassadors and Children's Commissioner call for an end to stigma of food insecurity

Understanding Intermediaries’ impact – new resource launched

Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice

... Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice Let’s recognise that ‘growth’ does not equal wellbeing for young people By Craig Dalzell Our approach to the economy and to our...


"It's social engineering and it's morally wrong"

Our history

...Maureen McGinn CBE, said she would bring “experience, clear vision and commitment to social justice”. Levelling up With a background in international development, Jude introduced a fresh perspective to the organisation and...


Young people invited to be anti-poverty Ambassadors

...End Child Poverty Coalition is made up of more 80 organisations including child welfare groups, social justice groups, faith groups, trade unions and others. Children in Scotland is a member of the coalition. Together with a group of Youth...

child poverty Poverty rights young people

Investing in school libraries

...equality racism social justice School libraries across Scotland have been awarded funding from the School Library Improvement Fund (SLIF) for projects...

diversity Education equality inclusion racial equality racism social justice

Rewind welfare reform says new report

...to support people out of poverty and tackle its causes. Shona Robison, Cabinet Secretary for social justice, Housing and Local Government, said: “Tackling child poverty is our national mission and we are helping to lift thousands of...

Benefits child poverty Families Scottish Government universal credit Welfare

First anniversary for the Scottish Child Payment

...will be eligible for the doubled payment by the year end. Shona Robison, Cabinet Secretary for social justice, Housing and Local Government, said: "From April, our Scottish Child Payment will double to £20 a week - four times the amount...

child poverty Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government

Calls for child priorities ahead of Scottish Budget

...services throughout the life course. Looking ahead to the Scottish Budget, the parliamentary social justice and Social Security Committee has published a letter on what they deem necessary to reduce child poverty. In the letter, the...

budget child poverty Poverty Scottish Government

Young people in conflict with the law

...placed to implement changes in practice to respect children and young people’s rights and enable social justice. CYCJ’S Interim Director, Fiona Dyer, said: “We are delighted to introduce this course at CYCJ. Youth practitioners and managers...

CPD youth justice

A bold new world

...of children and young people have inspired us and shown us the way.   At its heart, this is a social justice issue Our role in leading the children’s sector on this issue is an important one. Against a backdrop of high child poverty, and...


Call 23: Let’s make Scotland a nation of Unfearties!

...of human dignity. • Help children and adults learn the values of honesty, empathy, respect and social justice. • Promote greater awareness and understanding of children’s rights. • Support children who want to be children’s human...

25 calls

25 Calls

...call in full Call 11 "We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice" Read the call in full Call 13 "Support children to become human rights defenders." By the Children's...


News

...between Queen Margaret University (QMU) and Cyrenians, that celebrates a joint commitment to social justice and sharing core values of innovation, creative working practices, and a willingness to challenge...


Investment for new Bairns’ Hoose test sites
child-led Children's rights the Promise youth justice

We've made progress on children's rights, but not enough
Children's rights human rights

Women's cost crisis
childcare cost of living economy mothers Parents Poverty

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

What better way than a Bill to mark the UNCRC's birthday?

Call 5: 16 and 17 year olds must be able to vote in all UK polls. Brexit proves this is a civil rights issue

Call 15: Top up child benefit by £5 per week to loosen the grip of child poverty

Call 19: Launch a national effort to provide 'Well Teenager' clinics to help all young people who need it


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Supporting women, fighting for change: Glasgow Women's Aid marks 50 years

“In a small country where people are well connected, adaptable and aspirational, great changes are possible”

"Climate justice offers us a pathway to a world where all of us are free”

25 and Up: The ‘old normal’ meant acceptance of injustice for too many families. We can’t go back to it
25 and Up 25 calls Care Review Families family support Inequality Parenting across Scotland Poverty the Promise UNCRC

‘Lessons for a new social settlement’ – publication of reports mark completion of groundbreaking five-year food project

...there is learning for all of us about how any kind of project that seeks to address inequality or social justice at community level must be done with families not to them. “I’d like to thank all our partners who’ve supported this project...

Children communities community familis FFF Food income Inequality partnership Poverty

Children hold the key to the future of food justice and education in Scotland

Judith Turbyne appointed as new Chief Executive of Children in Scotland

...Judith shortly into her new role. She brings us experience, clear vision and commitment to social justice. "We are confident Judith will apply all her skills and talent to improve the lives of children and young people by listening to their...

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

25 Calls response: Today’s children don’t want eternal economic growth. It’s time to teach and live ‘de-consumerism’

...justice impossible Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice Craig Dalzell’s call as part of Children in Scotland’s 25 Calls campaign provides an incisive critique of the restrictive frame...


UNCRC incorporation 'to the max' is right and welcome

...poverty and inequality being one crucial area where progressing rights could lead to strengthened social justice. “As Action for Children recently argued (click to read), incorporation will mean young people can hold the government to account...


25 Calls response: Our economy is broken but our people aren’t. A new rights-based approach would mean a better future for children

...communities Call 11: Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice Action for Children supports Call 11 contributed by Craig Dalzell as part of the 25 Calls campaign – but we would add to it that...


2019-20 Programme for Government: our verdict

...Bill and will continue to advocate for this to include a Right to Food and a strong emphasis on social justice. We are also pleased to see the early introduction of changes to school meal provision to increase levels of fruit and...


25 Calls response – The increasingly apparent gaps in mental health support and provision for young people highlights the chasm in mental health support for all

...number of factors: family and peer support, access to training, education, employment, mediation, social justice and of course mental health. Our Key to Potential team supports young people in achieving a positive destination – at college and in...


Cooking up a storm: celebrating three years of partnership with Cyrenians

...live with poverty, homelessness and social exclusion. Both organisations celebrate commitment to social justice and share core values of innovation, creative working practices, and a willingness to challenge convention. Caroline E...


25 Calls response: Services must be underpinned by love for ALL children

...aspiration is high, with the policy framework interlinking and overlapping to tackle issues of social justice with a focus on “ensuring all children’s wellbeing and improve outcomes in order to tackle the unequal childhoods that lead to...


25 Calls response: It's time for a new way to measure the health of our planet and young people

...Climate Group. Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice Currently, our economies and societies are underpinned by a continuous push for ‘GDP growth’. This is the ingrained measure...


‘Change the language of poverty for young people’ is #1 call in Children in Scotland’s 25th anniversary campaign

...Grid for Learning (SWGfL) Trust) We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice (separate contributions under this headline call from Dr Craig Dalzell, Common Weal, and Dr Graeme Roy, Fraser of Allander...


Laying the foundations for Scotland's Barnahus

The consequences of inequality and our chance to choose a different path

Young Ambassadors and Children's Commissioner call for an end to stigma of food insecurity

Understanding Intermediaries’ impact – new resource launched


No results found.


No results found.


No results found.


Our history

...Maureen McGinn CBE, said she would bring “experience, clear vision and commitment to social justice”. Levelling up With a background in international development, Jude introduced a fresh perspective to the organisation and...


25 Calls

...call in full Call 11 "We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice" Read the call in full Call 13 "Support children to become human rights defenders." By the Children's...


News

...between Queen Margaret University (QMU) and Cyrenians, that celebrates a joint commitment to social justice and sharing core values of innovation, creative working practices, and a willingness to challenge...



No results found.


No results found.


Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice
post

... Call 11: We need an economy underpinned by sustainability, innovation and social justice Let’s recognise that ‘growth’ does not equal wellbeing for young people By Craig Dalzell Our approach to the economy and to our...


"It's social engineering and it's morally wrong"
post
Young people invited to be anti-poverty Ambassadors
post

...End Child Poverty Coalition is made up of more 80 organisations including child welfare groups, social justice groups, faith groups, trade unions and others. Children in Scotland is a member of the coalition. Together with a group of Youth...

child poverty Poverty rights young people

Investing in school libraries
post

...equality racism social justice School libraries across Scotland have been awarded funding from the School Library Improvement Fund (SLIF) for projects...

diversity Education equality inclusion racial equality racism social justice

Rewind welfare reform says new report
post

...to support people out of poverty and tackle its causes. Shona Robison, Cabinet Secretary for social justice, Housing and Local Government, said: “Tackling child poverty is our national mission and we are helping to lift thousands of...

Benefits child poverty Families Scottish Government universal credit Welfare

First anniversary for the Scottish Child Payment
post

...will be eligible for the doubled payment by the year end. Shona Robison, Cabinet Secretary for social justice, Housing and Local Government, said: "From April, our Scottish Child Payment will double to £20 a week - four times the amount...

child poverty Scottish Child Payment Scottish Government

Calls for child priorities ahead of Scottish Budget
post

...services throughout the life course. Looking ahead to the Scottish Budget, the parliamentary social justice and Social Security Committee has published a letter on what they deem necessary to reduce child poverty. In the letter, the...

budget child poverty Poverty Scottish Government

Young people in conflict with the law
post

...placed to implement changes in practice to respect children and young people’s rights and enable social justice. CYCJ’S Interim Director, Fiona Dyer, said: “We are delighted to introduce this course at CYCJ. Youth practitioners and managers...

CPD youth justice

A bold new world
post

...of children and young people have inspired us and shown us the way.   At its heart, this is a social justice issue Our role in leading the children’s sector on this issue is an important one. Against a backdrop of high child poverty, and...


Call 23: Let’s make Scotland a nation of Unfearties!
post

...of human dignity. • Help children and adults learn the values of honesty, empathy, respect and social justice. • Promote greater awareness and understanding of children’s rights. • Support children who want to be children’s human...

25 calls

Investment for new Bairns’ Hoose test sites
postchild-led Children's rights the Promise youth justice

We've made progress on children's rights, but not enough
postChildren's rights human rights

Women's cost crisis
postchildcare cost of living economy mothers Parents Poverty

Age of criminal responsibility increased
postage of criminal responsibility children and young people Children's rights UNCRC youth justice

What better way than a Bill to mark the UNCRC's birthday?
post
Call 5: 16 and 17 year olds must be able to vote in all UK polls. Brexit proves this is a civil rights issue
post
Call 15: Top up child benefit by £5 per week to loosen the grip of child poverty
post
Call 19: Launch a national effort to provide 'Well Teenager' clinics to help all young people who need it
post