Sign up to our State of Children’s Rights webinars

Date: 5th June 2020
Category: Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC

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These webinars will explore children’s rights issues in Scotland which will inform our report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child. Based upon our examination of the UK’s progress implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child the UN Committee will make recommendations and thereby influencing legislation and policy.

Each webinar will involve a presentation from Together and breakout groups discussions on various children’s rights issues. The webinars will take place online via Zoom and are open to both Together members and non-members.

See below for details of each webinar and how you can register for a place.

Family Environment and Alternative Care
Monday 22nd of June, 1pm – 2.30pm

Including discussions on childcare and parental leave, children deprived of a family environment, parental imprisonment and young carers.

  • To take part, register here

Civil Rights and Freedoms
Wednesday 24th of June, 1pm – 2.30pm

Including discussions on the impact of coronavirus on children and young people’s civil rights and freedoms, non-discrimination and religious education in schools.

  • To take part, register here

Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
Monday 29th June, 1pm – 2.30pm

Including discussions educational attainment, additional support for learning and rest, leisure and play.

  • To take part, register here 

Special Protection Measures
Tuesday 30th of June, 1pm – 2.30pm

Including discussions on refugee, migrant and asylum-seeking children, child justice system, child victims and witnesses of crimes and children in armed conflict.

  • Sign up to participate here

Violence Against Children
Wednesday 1st July, 9.30am - 11am

Including discussions on use of restraint, violence against women and girls, and support services for children and young people, sexual exploitation and abuse, and bullying.

  • Sign up to participate here

Disability, Basic Health and Welfare
Thursday 2nd July, 2.30pm - 4pm

Including discussions on learning disability, physical disability, mental health, child poverty, environmental health and children in hospital.

  • Sign up to participate here

If you have any questions, please contact Naomi Sutton, Policy & Communications Assistant by email at: naomi@togetherscotland.org.uk 

  • To learn more about monitoring the UNCRC here