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  • Report - Inspection of custody centres across Scotland

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Policies & procedures, Civil Rights and Freedoms, Age of criminal responsibility, Children in conflict with the law
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    HM Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland has published a report on police custody that includes recommendations on safeguarding measure related to children and young people. The report outlines the assessments made during inspections of 17 custody centres about the treatment of and conditions for those detained in police custody centres across Scotland.

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  • Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland’s Annual Report 2017/18

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Awareness-raising, Incorporation
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    The Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland has published its Annual Report for 2017-18 covering Bruce Adamson’s first year as Commissioner.

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  • Scottish Sentencing Council Business Plan 2018-21 & Sentencing Guideline

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Children in conflict with the law
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    The Scottish Sentencing Council has published its Business Plan 2018-21 which outlines the Council’s aims for the next three years. These include aiming to complete sentencing guidelines relating to the sentencing process, the sentencing of young people, causing death by driving, and environmental and wildlife crime.

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  • Scottish Human Rights Commission’s Annual Report 2017/18

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Other human rights treaties and mechanisms
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    Scottish Human Rights Commission has launched their annual report which gives an overview of their activities from the year 2017/18.

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  • Report - Making Social Rights work for Children

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms
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    Eurochild has published its 2018 report on the European Semester, based on assessments provided by 23 Eurochild members in 18 countries. The report aims to highlight Member States’ progress in implementing the European Commission ‘Recommendation on Investing in Children: Breaking the Cycle of Disadvantage’ and the ‘European Pillar of Social Rights’. It provides an analysis of the extent to which children’s rights and wellbeing are being prioritised within the 2018 European Semester cycle and aims to provide policymakers at EU level with a child-centred perspective to evaluating countries’ progress towards economic and social objectives.

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  • Unfair Start - Report Card on Inequality in Children’s Education in Rich Countries

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Education, including vocational education
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    UNICEF Innocenti has launched their latest Report Card titled ‘An Unfair Start: Inequality in Children’s Education in Rich Countries’.

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  • Database of Alternative Reports to UNCRC 1991-2014

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC
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    Child Rights Connect has launched a database of civil society reports to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child from 1991 to 2014. Reports can be searched for by year, country, sessions and theme.

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  • A Toolbox for Human Rights-Based Monitoring

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Other human rights treaties and mechanisms, Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC
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    Franciscans International has launched a Toolbox which aims to support those interested in “connecting the dots” between human rights, sustainable development and climate action. Designed for non-governmental actors at regional, national and international levels, it aims to promotes a human rights-based approach to sustainable development, poverty eradication and environmental justice by highlight the importance of “highlighting the importance of rights-based monitoring of sustainable development/climate change policies and how violations of human rights can harm or hinder the implementation of SDGs and make people more vulnerable to climate change”.

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  • Digital Wellbeing: Information Resource for Parents & Carers

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Access to appropriate information, Education, including vocational education
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    Childnet International has published guidance for parents and carers about looking after the digital wellbeing of children and young people.

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  • Starcatchers Annual Report 2017/2018

    Date: 19th October 2018
    Category: Recreation, play and cultural activities
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    Starcatchers have launched their annual report which gives an overview of their activities from the year 2017/18.

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  • Report – Not Included, Not Engaged, Not Involved

    Date: 19th October 2018
    Category: Education, including vocational education, Additional support for learning
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    Children in Scotland, Scottish Autism and the National Autistic Society Scotland have launched a new report on autistic children’s experiences of missing school.

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  • Support the development of new national 3-18 Relationships, Sexual Health and Parenthood (RSHP) Resource

    Date: 19th October 2018
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, including vocational education
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    A programme of work to develop a national and free-to-use 3-18 resource for relationships, sexual health and parenthood education is underway.

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  • Report - Early Learning and Childcare

    Date: 9th October 2018
    Category: Social security and childcare
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    Scottish Childminding Association (SCMA) has launched a new report which gives an overview of the current state of professional childminding services in Scotland to deliver Early Learning and Childcare (ELC).

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  • Resource - A guide to strategic litigation in equality and human rights for NGOs in Scotland

    Date: 9th October 2018
    Category: Policies & procedures, Other human rights treaties and mechanisms, Civil Rights and Freedoms
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    A new online guide for NGOs around strategic litigation has been launched by the Human Rights Consortium Scotland.

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  • Resource Pack – Tobacco-Free Schools

    Date: 9th October 2018
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
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    ASH Scotland has launched a new tobacco-free schools resource pack which aims to address a range of themes including e-cigarettes, finances, mental health, the benefits of being smoke-free, dealing with pressure, building confidence and resilience.

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  • Resource – Youth-Led Heritage Research Projects

    Date: 9th October 2018
    Category: Respect for the views of the child
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    YouthLink Scotland has launched a new resource which has been designed to help individuals and organisations interested in running youth-led heritage research projects.

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  • Report –We See the Big Picture: Girls’ Attitudes Survey 2018

    Date: 25th September 2018
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Basic Health and Welfare, Family Environment and Alternative Care
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    Girlguiding UK has published its annual report on the attitudes of girls in 2018. Based on survey responses from 1,903 girls and young women aged 7-21-years-old from across the UK, the report highlights girls' views on a range of topics, including mental health; wellbeing and happiness; periods; education; relationships and socialising and safety.

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  • Report – National Review of Care Allowances: Scotland

    Date: 25th September 2018
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    Scottish Government has published findings from a national review of care allowances for children living in foster care, kinship care and adoption placements, as well as results from an online survey and focus groups with foster and kinship carers.

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  • Report - Top 10 Research Priorities for Learning Difficulties

    Date: 21st September 2018
    Category: Education, including vocational education, Additional support for learning
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    The Salvesen Mindroom Centre delivered by The University of Edinburgh in partnership with The James Lind Alliance has published a report presenting the findings from their project, Research Priorities for Learning Difficulties.

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  • Report - Fairer Scotland Duty: socio-economic requirements

    Date: 21st September 2018
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Civil Rights and Freedoms
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    In light of the Fairer Scotland Duty which came into effect in April 2018, the Equality and Human Rights Commission has published a report which aims to highlight how duties on public sector bodies in Scotland have worked to reduce socio-economic disadvantage which they define as “a range of factors, including poverty, health, education, limited social mobility, housing and a lack of expectations”.

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