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  • New podcast on the Human Rights Act

    Date: 25th March 2021
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: Human Rights Consortium Scotland

    A new episode of the Human Right’s Consortium’s podcast considers the ongoing review of the Human Rights Act.

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  • Resource on child-friendly complaints, remedy and redress

    Date: 25th March 2021
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: University of Edinburgh

    A recording of the webinar ‘Implementing Children’s Rights in Scotland – Developing Systems of Child-Friendly Complaints, Remedy and Redress’ held on the 4th February 2021 is now available.

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  • Get involved in Young Carer Action Day!

    Date: 28th January 2021
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author:

    Young Carer Action Day is taking place on 16th March 2021. This year’s theme is Protect Young Carers’ Futures and will highlight the incredible skills young carers have developed through being an unpaid carer – including resilience, time-management and empathy. A range of free resources are now available online to help people get involved.

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  • Creative Skills Online

    Date: 22nd September 2020
    Category: General measures of implementation, Awareness-raising, Training, Recreation, play and cultural activities
    Author:

    Starcatchers has developed a suite of resources and online events to help early years professionals put arts and creativity at the heart of practice.

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  • #PowerOfYouth campaign resources for young people to get support, take action, be heard and celebrate efforts

    Date: 25th June 2020
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms, General measures of implementation
    Author:

    The #PowerOfYouth campaign is a nationwide collaborative effort, which aims to recognise young people for their efforts, empower more young people to make a difference and give opportunities for young people to shape their future. This site is curated by young people, for young people, offering resources to get support, take action, be heard and celebrate their efforts.

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  • ‘Future of Childhood’ podcasts

    Date: 11th March 2020
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author:

    Unicef has produced a ten-part podcast series on the future of childhood, including episodes on the UNCRC.

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  • The UK Equality and Human Rights Commission launches new Human Rights Treaty Tracker

    Date: 29th October 2019
    Category: General measures of implementation, Awareness-raising, Incorporation
    Author: Equality and Human Rights Commission

    The Human Rights Treaty Tracker is a searchable online tool for civil society organisations, academics, parliamentarians, legal professionals and anyone with an interest in human rights to learn about the UK’s international human rights obligations, and to track how the UK Government is performing against them.

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  • Guide for adapting the child-friendly UNCRC

    Date: 18th September 2019
    Category: Awareness-raising, Training, General measures of implementation
    Author: Child Rights Connect

    The guide describes why and how stakeholders can work with children to adapt the existing child-friendly version of the UNCRC so that it is understood by the children in the relevant context.

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  • Council of Europe launches handbook on child-friendly information for children in migration

    Date: 12th February 2019
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Education, including vocational education, General principles, General measures of implementation
    Author: Council of Europe

    The Council of Europe has launched a handbook advising front-line professionals on how to deliver child-friendly information for children in migration.

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  • Child Rights Connect: 30th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

    Date: 12th February 2019
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: Child Rights Connect

    Since 1989 the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) has played a central role to improve the lives of children around the world. The CRC is the most holistic human rights treaty, including social, cultural and economic rights, as well as civil and political rights. It defines every human being below 18 years of age as a holder of human rights, taking into account both protection and empowerment necessary to make this notion a reality for every child.

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  • Child rights resources for public bodies published in Wales

    Date: 24th July 2017
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: Children's Commissioner for Wales

    'The Right Way: A Children's Rights Approach in Wales?' outlines a principled and practical framework for working with children, grounded in the UNCRC, to help public bodies to integrate children's rights into every aspect of decision-making, policy and practice.

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  • New and updated information leaflets published by SCRA

    Date: 14th April 2017
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: SCRA

    The 'Getting papers for a Children's Hearing for the first time' leaflet explains to young people who have turned 12 years old, that because of their age, by law, whenever a future hearing is scheduled for them, they will receive their own set of Panel papers.

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  • New release of Growing Up in Scotland (GUS) Data

    Date: 22nd March 2017
    Category: General measures of implementation, Incorporation
    Author: Growing Up in Scotland study

    The data from Birth Cohort 1 Sweeps 1-7 is now available from the UK Data Service under Special Licence arrangements. Data from Birth Cohort 2 Sweep 1 is also available, with Sweep 2 to follow soon.

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  • The UNCRC in Law

    Date: 13th February 2017
    Category: Awareness-raising, General measures of implementation, General principles, Incorporation
    Author: Together

    Please note that this resource has been moved to its own page on the Together site, accessible here.

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  • Children and Access to Justice: National Practices, International Challenges

    Date: 15th November 2016
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms, General measures of implementation
    Author: Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law

    The Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law has released a report on access to justice for children which compares practices from several different national jurisdictions, including Scotland.

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  • Child Participation Assessment Tool

    Date: 18th May 2016
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms, General measures of implementation
    Author: Council of Europe

    This Assessment Tool provides specific and measurable indicators with which States can begin to measure progress in implementing Recommendation CM/Rec(2012)2 of the Committee of Ministers to member States on the participation of children and young people under the age of 18.

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  • Know Your Rights booklet

    Date: 26th April 2016
    Category: Awareness-raising, General measures of implementation
    Author:

    This new resource from CYPCS is aimed at young people in order to inform them of their rights, as set out by the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).

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  • New Child Rights and Wellbeing Impact Assessments (CRWIA)

    Date: 12th April 2016
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: Scottish Government

    New Child Rights and Wellbeing Impact Assessments (CRWIA) have been published by the Scottish Government.

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  • ‘7 Golden Rules for Participation’ update

    Date: 7th April 2016
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: CYPCS

    The Commissioner's Office has redesigned its Golden Rules pack for children, with the addition of a new pack designed for work with young people.

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  • Best ways to implement corporate parenting duties

    Date: 7th April 2016
    Category: General measures of implementation, General principles
    Author: Centre for Excellence for Looked after Children

    CELCIS have recently published a series of corporate parenting resources, marking one year since the official enactment of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014.

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