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  • How the new Scotland Human Rights Bill can better protect migrants’ human rights

    Date: 12th November 2021
    Category: Refugee and asylum seeking children

    Together with Scottish Refugee Council, JustRight Scotland, PKAVS, Citizens Rights Project, BEMIS, Amnesty, & Forth Valley Migrant Support Network, HRCS has published a report with some recommendations around how the new Scotland Human Rights Bill can better protect migrants’ human rights.

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  • New report on reducing the poverty-related attainment gap

    Date: 12th November 2021
    Category: Child poverty

    The Poverty Alliance has published a new rapid evidence review which examines evidence on the effectiveness of mentoring and tutoring for children and young people living in poverty and provides an overview of the current policy and practice landscape in Scotland.

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  • Rise in rapes and sexual assaults on girls in the military

    Date: 12th November 2021
    Category: Armed conflict

    CRIN has recently worked on a Times article which reported that rape and sexual assault claims made by girls in the military under 18 years old have risen tenfold since 2015. Freedom of information requests show that 41 complaints of rape and sexual assault have been made to military police since 2015. With 215 girls serving in the military between 2015 and 2020, this is equivalent to 1 in 40 girls.

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  • New report calls for better handling of Child Criminal Exploitation

    Date: 12th November 2021
    Category: Children in situations of exploitation

    Barnardo’s has published a new report on the exploitation and criminalisation of children and young people, calling for The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill to be strengthened.

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  • Commitment to mainstream children’s rights

    Date: 12th November 2021
    Category: Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC

    Following calls by Child Rights Connect, the UN Secretary General has expressed agreement that “a holistic child rights perspective must be reinforced across the United Nations system at a global, regional and local level”. Subsequently, a guidance note on mainstreaming children’s rights will be created.

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  • Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC) Refresh - Practice Guidance

    Date: 12th November 2021
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    Closing Date: 10th December 2021

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  • Ending the need for food banks

    Date: 12th November 2021
    Category: Child poverty

    Closing date: 25th January 2022

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  • Statutory Guidance for Assessment of Wellbeing

    Date: 12th November 2021
    Category: Health and health services

    Closing date: 4th February 2022

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  • The Scottish Youth Parliament elections are here!

    Date: 12th November 2021
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    From 8th to 21st November, Scotland's young people have the opportunity to vote for the MSYPs that will represent them for the next two years.Young people aged 12-25 are invited to vote for the MSYP that will represent them for the next two years! From the 8th - 21st November, young people can vote in their constituency or in their National Voluntary Organisation.Scottish Youth Parliament works to give young people a voice on all issues that impact young people, from the climate emergency and justice to local matters.Young people can visit here to vote and find out who's standing in their local area or NVO.

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  • Supreme Court Judgement on UNCRC (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

    Date: 22nd October 2021
    Category: Incorporation

    The judges unanimously decided that four sections of the Bill go beyond the powers of the Scottish Parliament.Together responded to the decision by coordinating a joint letter to the Scottish Government urging it to work at pace to address the Court’s concerns.

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  • Life in Scotland for LGBT Young People

    Date: 22nd October 2021
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    A survey has been launched to gather the views and experiences of LGBT young people aged 13-25, and provide a snapshot of life in Scotland today. Topics include: education, the NHS, mental health, coming out, safety, work, home life, representation and the media.

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  • Opportunity for young people to help shape the services of a national charity!

    Date: 22nd October 2021
    Category:

    Neurodivergent young people aged 16 – 25 are invited to join a stakeholder group to share their opinion on what services and resources they would like to see Salvesen Mindroom Centre deliver.

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  • Take part and support the #OneKindWord campaign during Anti-Bullying Week

    Date: 22nd October 2021
    Category: Bullying

    Running from Monday 15th November – Friday 19th November, this year’s campaign theme has been co-designed with young people to show that even the smallest act of kindness can have a huge impact on other people around us and can break the bullying cycle.

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  • Nominations for National Youth Work Awards 2022 now open

    Date: 22nd October 2021
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    After an extremely challenging year for the sector, this is an opportunity to celebrate those whose work you think deserves to be recognised.

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  • Future Priorities for Participatory Budgeting in Scotland

    Date: 22nd October 2021
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    The National Participatory Budgeting Strategic Group has published a framework for the future of participatory budgeting (PB) in Scotland. The framework sets out shared intentions and ambitions for PB and, looking ahead, outlines a series of priority recommendations to be carried forward.

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  • Starcatchers’ annual report for 2020-2021 is out now!

    Date: 22nd October 2021
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    For Starcatchers’ milestone 15th birthday, it shares with us the impact it has had delivering five engagement projects over the past year to children from birth to aged five.

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  • Children’s views sought on Education Reform

    Date: 22nd October 2021
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities

    To help support the participation of children and young people in Professor Ken Muir’s Education Reform Consultation, we have joined Children’s Parliament and Scottish Youth Parliament to provide a range of resources! There is also an opportunity for young people, agencies and organisations to share their views independently. 

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  • New CEDAW report published

    Date: 22nd October 2021
    Category: UN Convention on the Elimination of Discrimin

    The Equality and Human Rights Commission has published its follow-up report on the UK’s implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). This report will help inform the CEDAW Committee’s assessment of the UK’s progress in implementing Committee recommendations issued during the last review in 2019.

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  • British Institute of Human Rights runs new campaign on the Human Rights Act 1998

    Date: 22nd October 2021
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    #WhyOurHumanRightsActMatters is the latest campaign by BIHR which aims to gather information and evidence on what the Human Rights Act means to individuals, groups and organisations around the UK.

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  • Human Rights Council adopts resolution recognising right to a healthy environment

    Date: 22nd October 2021
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    This recognition means more accountability from governments to ensure we live in a world with a safe and stable climate, a toxic-free environment, with clean air, access to safe water and adequate sanitation, healthy and sustainably produced food and thriving biodiversity and ecosystems.

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