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  • Together presents evidence to UN Committee against Torture

    Date: 17th May 2019
    Category: Equal protection from violence, Restraint, UN Convention Against Torture, Children in conflict with the law

    On 6th May, Together presented oral evidence to the UN Committee against Torture, highlighting key concerns around the strip searching of children and young people, inappropriate placement in detention and mental health provision.

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  • Together submits shadow report to UN Committee against Torture

    Date: 26th March 2019
    Category: Equal protection from violence, Restraint, Looked after children, Protection from abuse or neglect, Right to life, survival and development, Best interests of the child, UN Convention Against Torture

    Together has submitted a shadow report to the UN Committee against Torture for consideration as part of its 2019 review of the UK. This report highlights key concerns expressed by our members, and suggests recommendations the UN Committee could make to address these. 

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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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  • Call for Member's Views: Committee against Torture Review of the UK 2019

    Date: 4th February 2019
    Category: UN Convention Against Torture, Protection from abuse or neglect, Equal protection from violence, Restraint, Domestic abuse

    Together will be submitting a shadow report as part of the UN Committee against Torture 2019 Review of the UK. We want to hear from our members about their key concerns so these can be reflected in the report. 

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  • Commissioner’s first legal investigation finds children and young people’s rights are at risk of being violated due to lack of clear restraint and seclusion policies in schools across Scotland

    Date: 18th December 2018
    Category: Restraint, School exclusions

    Following an investigation into ‘Restraint and Seclusion in Scotland's Schools’, the Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland’s new report considers the existence and impact of local authority policies and recording mechanisms and highlights the rights issues at stake for children and young people.  

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  • Hundreds of 'restraint injuries' at special schools

    Date: 14th April 2017
    Category: Right to life, survival and development, Restraint, Children with disabilities, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities

    Hundreds of children have been injured while being physically restrained in special schools, according to figures obtained by Freedom of Information (FOI) requests to Local Authorities. The figures revealed at least 731 injuries in the past three years.

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  • New paper: Managing Risk in Schools and Other Settings

    Date: 1st June 2016
    Category: Restraint, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities

    This paper offers support for Named Persons and other professionals when making decisions about Risk Management with young people involved in offending behaviour.

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