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  • Consultation: Draft Age Appropriate Design Code

    Date: 18th April 2019
    Category: Mental health, Access to appropriate information, Equal protection from violence, Civil Rights and Freedoms, Protection of privacy, Recreation, play and cultural activities, Best interests of the child

    The Information Commissioner has launched a draft of the Age Appropriate Design Code for consultation. The Commissioner has dubbed the code as “a new deal between children and the tech sector.

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  • Call for Members' Views: Children's Rights in the Digital Environment

    Date: 18th April 2019
    Category: Access to appropriate information, Protection of privacy, Freedom of association and peaceful assembly, Education, including vocational education, Respect for the views of the child

    The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child will draft a new General Comment on children's rights in relation to the digital environment. Together is seeking its members' views to help inform its submission to the Committee. 

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  • Call for submissions: Young Human Rights Defenders to spotlight Amnesty’s Write for Rights 2019 campaign

    Date: 21st March 2019
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms, Access to appropriate information, Equal protection from violence, Freedom of association and peaceful assembly, Freedom of thought, conscience and religion, Protection of privacy, Restraint

    Closing date: 14th April 2019. This year, for the 30th anniversary of the CRC, Amnesty International’s Write for Rights campaign will be focused on young human rights defenders (aged 25 and under) and they are looking for 10 amazing young people defending human rights to spotlight the campaign.

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  • Second annual First Minsters Question Time (FMQT) Next Generation is back this April

    Date: 21st February 2019
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms, Access to appropriate information, Equal protection from violence, Freedom of association and peaceful assembly, Freedom of thought, conscience and religion

    Closing date: Sunday, 3rd March 2019. FMQT Next Generation is giving children and young people another opportunity to question the First Minister in person, or submit questions, ensuring that the voices of children and young people are heard in Scottish politics.

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  • Are we protecting the rights of children whose families cross international borders?

    Date: 12th February 2019
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Civil Rights and Freedoms, Access to appropriate information, Family reunification, Looked after children, Protection from abuse or neglect, Family Environment and Alternative Care, Awareness-raising, Best interests of the child, Refugee and asylum seeking children

    Children and Families Across Borders (CFAB) have created a factsheet for social workers and any professional protecting children on the impact Brexit may have on children and families who are crossing, or separated by, international boarders living in the UK.

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  • The Role of Law and Legal Knowledge for a transformative human rights education: addressing violations of children’s right in formal education.

    Date: 12th February 2019
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms, Access to appropriate information, Awareness-raising, General measures of implementation, Incorporation, General principles

    The Human Rights Education Review Report has published a report identifying a number of violations of the human rights of children in school settings.  

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  • Police Scotland Youth Hub: Call for Feedback

    Date: 11th February 2019
    Category: Access to appropriate information, Awareness-raising, Respect for the views of the child, Age of criminal responsibility, Children in conflict with the law

    In 2018, Police Scotland launched its first dedicated Facebook page for young people along with re-designing its digital platforms to ensure information is available when needed.

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  • Cartoon animation helps explain what rights a child has when facing a Children’s Hearing

    Date: 29th January 2019
    Category: Access to appropriate information, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Best interests of the child

    Cartoon animation helps explain what rights a child has when facing a Children’s Hearing.

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  • New research on ethnic minority communities in the Children’s Hearing System

    Date: 2nd October 2017
    Category: General principles, Access to appropriate information, Children in conflict with the law

    SCRA has produced a new research report 'An exploration of ethnic minority communities' understanding and awareness of child protection and the Children's Hearings System in Scotland'.

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  • New project launched to increase access to justice in education

    Date: 21st September 2017
    Category: Access to appropriate information, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities

    The Equality and Human Rights Commission has launched a new project around justice in education which will offer funding and other assistance for claims concerning discrimination in education.

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  • Protecting Children Online

    Date: 2nd May 2017
    Category: Access to appropriate information

    A new national action plan to help protect children and young people online has been launched recently.

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  • Advocacy Guide: Accessing justice for violations of children’s rights in care institutions

    Date: 3rd April 2017
    Category: Access to appropriate information, Looked after children

    CRIN have released a new guide detailing the legal and practical tools available to get redress for violations of children's rights in care institutions care in Eastern and Southeastern Europe and the Caucasus.

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  • Scotland’s 5Rights Youth Commission Survey

    Date: 12th July 2016
    Category: Protection of privacy, Access to appropriate information

    Scotland's 5Rights Youth Commission have recently launched an online survey to capture the experiences, thoughts and evidence about the digital world from young people in Scotland.

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  • Rights, Remedies and Representation: A global report on access to justice for children

    Date: 2nd March 2016
    Category: Access to appropriate information

    CRIN has shared its latest research report, Rights, Remedies and Representation: A global report on access to justice for children. The report is the result of a research project scrutinising how the legal systems of 197 countries empower children to realise their rights or perpetuate the rights violations that they should combat.

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  • UN Committee Day of Discussion 2014: digital media & child rights

    Date: 18th August 2014
    Category: Access to appropriate information

    The topic for the 2014 day of discussion will be digital media and children's rights & the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child are inviting children to participate.

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  • New Human Trafficking Bill for Scotland

    Date: 17th March 2014
    Category: Right to life, survival and development, Access to appropriate information

    On 17th March 2014, Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill announced that a dedicated Human Trafficking Bill for Scotland is to be introduced by Scottish Ministers.

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  • UNICEF campaign to stop child trafficking in the UK

    Date: 24th February 2014
    Category: Right to life, survival and development, Access to appropriate information

    UNICEF UK is campaigning for protection in UK law for child victims of trafficking and is calling for children to be a priority in the Modern Slavery Bill.

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  • Children’s Commissioner for England releases report on child sexual exploitation

    Date: 16th January 2014
    Category: Access to appropriate information

    The Commissioner has concluded an extensive and rigorous two-year Inquiry into child sexual exploitation in gangs and groups last November by releasing a final report.

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  • Trafficking victims win appeal against convictions

    Date: 21st June 2013
    Category: Access to appropriate information

    Three Vietnamese children who were trafficked to the United Kingdom by criminal gangs and forced to commit drug offences have had their criminal convictions quashed.

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  • Commission launches EU Civil Society Platform against trafficking in human beings

    Date: 14th June 2013
    Category: Right to life, survival and development, Access to appropriate information

    Europe needs to work closer together to help the victims of today's slavery; a message delivered through the new EU Civil Society Platform against trafficking in human beings.

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