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  • COVID-19 Child Rights Impact Assessment draws from briefings and experiences of Together members

    Date: 22nd July 2020
    Category: Child rights impact assessments

    The Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland has published an independent Children’s Rights Impact Assessment (CRIA) on the response to COVID-19 in Scotland.  Undertaken by the Observatory of Children’s Human Rights Scotland, of which Together is a founder member, the CRIA provides a thorough analysis of how emergency laws and policies around the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the human rights of children and young people in Scotland.  It draws heavily from briefings and resources – as well as the views and experiences of children and young people - provided by Together members and collated on our extensive COVID-19 resource webpages.

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  • Revised Statutory Guidance for Children’s Services Planning

    Date: 12th February 2020
    Category: Child rights impact assessments, General measures of implementation, Policies & procedures

    This guidance provides local authorities and health boards, working in partnership with other public bodies and organisations, with information and advice about how they should exercise the functions conferred by Part 3 of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014.

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  • Together responds to consultation on statutory guidance for children's services planning

    Date: 21st June 2019
    Category: Child rights impact assessments, Respect for the views of the child

    Together has responded to Scottish Government’s consultation on the provision of statutory guidance for children’s services planning under Part 3 of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014.

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  • Report: Conceptual Framework for Measuring Outcomes of Adolescent Participation

    Date: 17th May 2019
    Category: General measures of implementation, Child rights indicators, Child rights impact assessments

    Adolescence is now increasingly recognised as a significant period in human development. It is also a life stage when young people begin to engage more actively in the exercise of their rights and to seek to influence more of the decisions that affect them.

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  • Scottish Government have updated their Child Rights and Wellbeing Impact Assessments

    Date: 17th April 2019
    Category: Child rights impact assessments, Child rights indicators, Incorporation, General measures of implementation, Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC

    After a period of evaluation, Scottish Government has updated its Child Rights and Wellbeing Impact Assessment (CRWIA).

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  • Scottish Government Publishes Action Plan for Children’s Rights

    Date: 11th February 2019
    Category: Awareness-raising, Child rights impact assessments, Child rights indicators, Incorporation, Scotland-specific monitoring and reporting

    Scottish Government has published an Action Plan and Report for Children’s Rights entitled ‘Progressing Human Rights for Children in Scotland’.

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  • Briefings examine Child Rights Impact Assessments

    Date: 2nd October 2017
    Category: Child rights impact assessments

    New UNICEF briefings examine Child Rights Impact Assessments across the UK, including a Scotland-specific briefing with recommendations for Scottish Government.

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  • New UN report criticises UK for disproportionate impact of austerity on children

    Date: 12th July 2016
    Category: Child rights impact assessments

    Following the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child's June 2016 Concluding Observations, a new set of Concluding Observations have also been released by the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) for the UK.

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  • Public consultation on European Commission's Impact Assessment guidelines

    Date: 5th August 2014
    Category: Child rights impact assessments

    The European Commission is revising its Impact Assessment guidelines and is seeking stakeholders' views on the draft revised guidelines, to continue its strengthening and improvement.

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