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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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  • EU states slow to respond to human trafficking - 15% victims are children

    Date: 19th April 2013
    Category: Access to appropriate information

    Only 6 out of the 27 EU Member States have fully transposed the EU Anti-Trafficking Directive into their national legislation, with the deadline having expired on 6th April 2013.

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  • Action on child sexual exploitation

    Date: 30th January 2013
    Category: Access to appropriate information

    A programme of action to tackle child sexual exploitation in Scotland was announced last month by Minister for Children and Young People Aileen Campbell.

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  • MSPs launch enquiry into child sexual exploitation

    Date: 25th September 2012
    Category: Access to appropriate information

    A Committee of MSPs is set to launch an inquiry into child sexual exploitation in Scotland following a high-profile charity campaign.

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  • Equality Counting Project

    Date: 18th May 2011
    Category: Access to appropriate information, Non-discrimination, Civil Rights and Freedoms, Basic Health and Welfare

    Engender would like to work with members of Together (individuals or organisations) to hold workshops on child poverty and its relation to gender inequality.

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  • Scottish child neglect survey throws up worrying results

    Date: 18th October 2010
    Category: Access to appropriate information, Family Environment and Alternative Care, Basic Health and Welfare

    More than half of children polled north of the border, many of them as young as eight years old, have seen signs that could indicate neglect in youngsters they know.

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  • Chid Trafficking Survey

    Date: 13th August 2010
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms, Refugee and asylum seeking children, Access to appropriate information

    Professor Wallace and a team, including other members of the Centre for Rural Childhood, Perth College UHI and colleagues from the Universities of Cumbria and Stirling have been commissioned by Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People to conduct a scoping study into the extent and nature of child trafficking into and within Scotland. The research findings will be published in December.

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  • Underage Sexual Activity: Meeting the Needs of Children and Young People and Identifying Child Protection Concerns

    Date: 16th June 2010
    Category: Access to appropriate information, Basic Health and Welfare

    Consultation on draft guidance for practitioners working with children and young people to consider what local policy and procedures are required to effectively support those engaged in under-age sexual activity, in particular where there might be a child protection concern. The guidance reflects the principles set out by the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009.

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