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  • New research and resources on violence between girls in Scotland

    Date: 17th May 2024
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms, General measures of implementation
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    This report is called The Lassies are no Feart, it details findings from a small-scale qualitative research with young women and practitioners in Scotland about violence between girls. The research was conducted by No Knives Better Lives (NKBL), one of YouthLink Scotland’s national programmes, between May and December 2023.

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  • New resource: Children’s Rights for Change (E-learning)

    Date: 8th April 2024
    Category: General measures of implementation, General principles, Civil Rights and Freedoms
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    This new e-learning module from YouthLink Scotland, the national agency for youth work, explores a child rights-based approach to advocating for change with young people. The module uses General Comment 26 on Children’s Rights and the Environment from the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child to explore making change globally, nationally and locally.

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  • NEW child-friendly resource on the UN Concluding Observations

    Date: 30th October 2023
    Category: Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC, General measures of implementation, Civil Rights and Freedoms, UNCRC Optional Protocols and General Comments
    Author: Together

    Together has just launched a child-friendly resource explaining the recent UN Concluding Observations made by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child for the UK and Scottish Government. In partnership with Children’s Parliament, Scottish Youth Parliament and Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland, Together consulted with #TeamScotlandUN in the creation of this child-friendly resource to explain to children and young people these important recommendations for the UK and devolved goverments, to better protect, respect and implement children’s rights and to support their ability to hold Scottish Government and other duty bearers to account. Together would like to send a huge “thank you” to the children and young people who provided us with valuable advice and feedback to help shape the resource.

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  • New Guide: How to Write a Child-Friendly Document

    Date: 5th October 2023
    Category: Access to appropriate information, Civil Rights and Freedoms, General measures of implementation
    Author: Save the Children

    Children have a right to seek and receive information about things that affect them, especially about their human rights. To do this properly, content must be produced in a child-friendly way that is accessible, readable and approved by children. This how-to guide by Save the Children shows you how to create child-friendly versions of your work.

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  • New guidance to recognise and stop criminal exploitation in children

    Date: 11th August 2023
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms, Basic Health and Welfare
    Author: Scottish Government

    Teachers, social workers, police officers and NHS staff are being urged to look out for early warning signs that children are being recruited by serious organised crime gangs.

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  • Key Principles for Climate Justice Litigation

    Date: 17th July 2023
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Civil Rights and Freedoms
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    Advancing Child Rights Strategic Litigation Practice project has produced a set of Key Principles for Climate Justice Litigation and accompanying child-friendly toolkits, highlighting the integration of child rights into strategic litigation practices. These principles serve as a guide for litigators and advocates working on climate justice child rights cases, covering everything from scoping and planning to implementation and extra-legal advocacy.

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  • New book for younger children: Let’s Explore our Rights

    Date: 19th June 2023
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
    Author: Children and Young People's Commissioner for Scotland (CYPCS)

    “Let’s Explore Our Rights” supports young children to learn about their human rights, aiming to support early years practitioners to spark first conversations about human rights with very young children.

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  • Children’s views on AI – a new report from Children’s Parliament

    Date: 19th June 2023
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Civil Rights and Freedoms, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
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    Children’s Parliament, in partnership with The Alan Turing Institute and the Scottish AI Alliance, has been working with a group of children from across Scotland to find out how they interact with AI, what they think the possibilities and risks are for the use of AI for children in Scotland, and how they think children’s views and ideas should be included in AI development and policy making. 

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  • First phase of Starcatchers' Voice of the Child research project published

    Date: 19th June 2023
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Civil Rights and Freedoms
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    Starcatchers has just published an executive summary of the findings of the first phase of its Voice of the Child research project, looking ahead to phase 2.

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  • Free bus travel scheme for young people is now live!

    Date: 9th June 2022
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms
    Author: Scottish Government

    Share more information about the free bus travel scheme for young people! Here is all the information young people may want to know about the scheme including how to apply, the benefits and top tips for travelling.

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  • Resources to help you respond to the Human Rights Act consultation

    Date: 10th March 2022
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms
    Author:

    Our friends at Liberty have shared with us a whole bunch of resources, tip sheets, template responses and guides to assist you to respond to the Human Rights Act consultation. Many of these resources included have come from our wonderful members. We recommend this being your first port of call when planning your response!

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  • Webinar recording: Voluntary National Reviews

    Date: 10th March 2022
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Family Environment and Alternative Care, Civil Rights and Freedoms, COVID-19
    Author: Child Rights Connect

    On behalf of Child Rights Connect, we would like to thank you for joining the webinar “Sharing good practices on how to engage in Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs)”. If you missed the webinar, you can find the recording here and the summary notes here.

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  • Just The Right Space

    Date: 10th March 2022
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms
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    Just The Right Space’ that’s aimed at helping people of all ages and backgrounds to better understand, navigate and participate in (or support someone) the justice system.

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  • Child-friendly information on the EU Settlement Scheme

    Date: 18th June 2021
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms
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    Now that the UK has left the European Union, children and adults from other European countries who live in the UK may need to apply for permission to stay.

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  • Webinar: Who defines childhood innocence? Anti-racist practice, white fragility and effective allyship in early childhood

    Date: 28th May 2021
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities
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    This webinar engaged in critical discussions about racism and whiteness. Good practice in recognising and developing effective allyship were identified that early years practitioners, researchers, parents, carers, policy makers and community activists can adopt to create tangible change.

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  • Implementation guide on supporting child human rights defenders

    Date: 28th May 2021
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms
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    Now available in Spanish, French and English, use this guide to learn more about what you can do to strengthen the protection and empowerment of child human rights defenders.

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  • Youth led anti-racist and pro black training for organisations

    Date: 13th May 2021
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms
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    Training delivered by young, diverse people can help organisations challenge racism and discrimination within their own organisation. Based on the learning developed, organisations can safely and effectively engage with young BIPOC Scots, overcome barriers to participation and encourage young people to stand up for their rights.

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  • Guide to facilitate racial inequality discussions with young people

    Date: 13th May 2021
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms
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    Designed to aid youth workers across the UK, this guide will help you to confidently facilitate conversations around race and inequality with young people.

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  • Video: How to protect every child’s right to a nationality?

    Date: 13th May 2021
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms
    Author: Child Rights Connect

    Hear directly from UN Treaty Body experts about how to best protect every child’s right to a nationality using UN Human rights frameworks.

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  • Online safety toolkits

    Date: 12th February 2021
    Category: Access to appropriate information, Civil Rights and Freedoms
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    These online safety toolkits contain short activities designed to be delivered by professionals across all education settings, covering themes such as: online friendships, sharing pictures and videos, live streaming and gaming.

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