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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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  • Child Rights Toolkit

    Date: 16th March 2016
    Category: General measures of implementation, General principles
    Author: European Commission

    The EU-UNICEF Child Rights Toolkit provides practical tools and guidance to realise children's rights across all sectors of development cooperation in the post-2015 era.

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  • National GIRFEC project touchpoint

    Date: 2nd March 2016
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: National Third Sector GIRFEC Project

    The National Third sector GIRFEC project has produced two touchpoint guides for organisations to help preparations for three parts of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2015 which come into force in August 2016: Named Persons; the Child's Plan; and Wellbeing assessment.

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  • New Children's Hearings System guide – ‘Helping Me Make Choices’

    Date: 6th January 2016
    Category: Access to appropriate information, General measures of implementation, Respect for the views of the child
    Author: Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration

    A new guide to help professionals working with children and young people in the Hearings System, has been published.

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  • New and revised GIRFEC webpages

    Date: 6th January 2016
    Category: Access to appropriate information, General measures of implementation
    Author: Scottish Government

    Scottish Government have released new and revised GIRFEC webpages through which to access relevant information.

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  • Third Sector touchpoints

    Date: 8th December 2015
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: Barnardo's Scotland

    Touchpoints are checklists to help Third sector organisations prepare for parts 4,5 and 18 of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014, due to come into force in August 2016. These relate to the provision of Named Persons, the Child's Plan and the assessment of Wellbeing.

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  • Child rights in European law: A new practical guide

    Date: 24th November 2015
    Category: General measures of implementation, Other human rights treaties and mechanisms
    Author: European Agency for Fundamental Rights

    On the occasion of Universal Children's Day, a handbook on European law relating to rights of the child was launched by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).

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  • The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: A Guide for Children and Young People

    Date: 27th October 2015
    Category: General measures of implementation, General principles
    Author: Scottish Government

    The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: A Guide for Children & Young People provides details of the 42 Articles of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) in a child and young people friendly manner.

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  • Human rights explained in a two-minute animation

    Date: 27th October 2015
    Category: General measures of implementation, Other human rights treaties and mechanisms
    Author: Rights Info

    This excellent new resource encapsulates what human rights are, why we have them, the history of human rights and how they are now under attack. The animation was designed to make human rights understandable and accessible to all.

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  • New Child Rights Launchpad in Scotland

    Date: 2nd September 2014
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: UNICEF

    UNICEF UK has launched an exciting new children's rights experience for children and young people in Scotland, as part of the 'Put Children First' partnership with the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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  • New children’s advocacy guide

    Date: 22nd July 2014
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: Scottish Government

    The Scottish Government has added a new children's advocacy section to their website, to be used as a guide for anyone who advocates for a child or young person.

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  • Equally Ours: sharing stories about human rights

    Date: 22nd July 2014
    Category: Awareness-raising, General measures of implementation
    Author: Equally Ours

    Equally Ours is a partnership between eight charities providing a communications hub and aiming to inspire everyone to understand how human rights benefit all of us in the UK, every day, in very practical ways.

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  • Scotland’s Commissioner gets animated about sport

    Date: 2nd July 2014
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People

    A new film has been launched by Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People, which includes children's views of sport and how they access and enjoy sport in Scotland.

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