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  • Bulgaria’s National Strategy for the Child 2019-2030 withdrawn following disinformation campaigns

    Date: 15th July 2019
    Category: Awareness-raising

    National Network for Children in Bulgaria has been the forefront of tackling a backlash against children’s rights and has raised concerns around the impact of disinformation, speculation and fake news.

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  • UK ranks 170th out of 181 countries on the KidsRights Index 2019

    Date: 16th May 2019
    Category: General principles, Incorporation, Awareness-raising

    The KidsRights Index is the annual global index published by the KidsRights Foundation which charts how countries adhere to and are equipped to improve children’s rights.

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  • Promote. Protect. Defend: Young Human Rights Defenders produce report calling for greater support for human rights in Scotland

    Date: 18th April 2019
    Category: Incorporation, Awareness-raising, Respect for the views of the child, Scotland-specific monitoring and reporting

    A group of young Human Rights Defenders has been working with CYPCS for the past year to create recommendations for people in power in Scotland. Recommendations have now been published in the report 'Promote. Protect. Defend.'

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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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  • Best of UNICEF 2018 research published. Can the cycle of violence against women and children be broken?

    Date: 12th February 2019
    Category: Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC, Civil Rights and Freedoms, Awareness-raising

    The Best of UNICEF Research 2018 was recently published. This research underscored the need to view both forms of violence against children and intimate partner violence (women) as overlapping issues with common risk factors.

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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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  • Scottish Government Publishes Action Plan for Children’s Rights

    Date: 11th February 2019
    Category: Awareness-raising, Child rights impact assessments, Child rights indicators, Incorporation, Scotland-specific monitoring and reporting

    Scottish Government has published an Action Plan and Report for Children’s Rights entitled ‘Progressing Human Rights for Children in Scotland’.

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  • Together celebrates Universal Children’s Day 2018

    Date: 21st November 2018
    Category: Awareness-raising, Incorporation

    Together joined members from across Scotland to celebrate Universal Children’s Day  on Tuesday 20th November at the Children’s Parliament’s National Sitting in Edinburgh and YouthLink Scotland’s National Conference in Glasgow.

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  • Together joins Who Cares? Scotland and friends for Care Experience Week’s #LoveRally

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Looked after children, Awareness-raising, Incorporation

    Together was proud to walk alongside hundreds of people in Glasgow as part of Who Cares? Scotland’s Love Rally on Friday 26th October 2018 which called for a lifetime of equality, respect and love for care experienced people.

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  • Together joins members at Eurochild's 2018 Conference in Croatia

    Date: 6th November 2018
    Category: Awareness-raising, General measures of implementation, Respect for the views of the child

    Together joined two of its members, Children's Parliament and the Scottish Youth Parliament, at Eurochild's 2018 Conference in Croatia. The conference took place from 29th-31st October 2018 and brought together practitioners, researchers, charities, children and young people from across Europe to discuss positive examples of children and young people being involved in decision-making.

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  • Let’s Make a Nation of Unfearties! Together and Children’s Parliament launch joint ‘Call to Action’

    Date: 19th October 2018
    Category: General principles, Awareness-raising, Incorporation

    As part of Children in Scotland’s 25th Anniversary ‘25 Calls’, Together has launched a call to action along with Children’s Parliament to make Scotland “a nation of Unfearties

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  • Countdown to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child’s Day of General Discussion 2018

    Date: 12th September 2018
    Category: General principles, Awareness-raising

    Children and young people from Children’s Parliament, Scottish Youth Parliament and Who Cares? Scotland are preparing to travel to Geneva with Together (Scottish Alliance for Children's Rights) and Bruce Adamson, the Children and Young People's Commissioner for Scotland, to take part in the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child’s Day of General Discussion (DGD).

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  • Together partners with children and young people’s organisations to hold first DGD Hub

    Date: 28th June 2018
    Category: Awareness-raising, Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC, Respect for the views of the child

    Last week, Together partnered with other children's rights organisations in Scotland to hold the first Day of General Discussion (DGD) Hub in preparation for the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child's DGD on Children as Human Rights Defenders, which will take place in September.

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  • Research shows public support for human rights in Scotland

    Date: 29th March 2018
    Category: Awareness-raising

    Research into public attitudes towards human rights in Scotland has shown that 42% of adults aged 16+ are supportive of human rights, as opposed to only 13% who are opposed.

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  • Launch of Right Here, Right Now campaign to incorporate the UNCRC

    Date: 29th October 2017
    Category: Incorporation, Awareness-raising

    The Scottish Youth Parliament's (SYP) campaign on young people's rights, Right Here, Right Now - which launched on Friday 27th October - is calling on the nation's policy makers for full incorporation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) into Scots law.

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  • Improving RSHP education to tackle HIV

    Date: 2nd October 2017
    Category: Awareness-raising, Best interests of the child, Right to life, survival and development, Health and health services

    HIV Scotland has called for compulsory Relationships, Sexual Health and Parenthood (RSHP) education to be taught in schools for fear that today's young people are missing out on vital information to prevent HIV.

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  • MSPs: Sign-up to be a #ChildRightsChamp here!

    Date: 16th November 2016
    Category: Scotland-specific monitoring and reporting, General principles, Awareness-raising

    Calling all MSPs to sign the Child Rights Manifesto and become a #ChildRightsChamp!

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  • Annual report 2015/16 and film published

    Date: 1st November 2016
    Category: Awareness-raising

    The Commissioner and his team produce an annual report each year to tell people what they have been doing - alongside the report, the office has produced a film made by young people who chose what they felt would be interesting.

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  • Children’s Parliament publish new Project Blogs

    Date: 18th May 2016
    Category: Awareness-raising

    Children's Parliament are currently running several different projects in several communities across Scotland. To keep track of so much activity, they have taken to the blogosphere.

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