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  • Call for comments on Committee on the Rights of the Child Draft revised General Comment No. 10 (2007) on children’s rights in juvenile justice

    Date: 16th November 2018
    Category: General Comments, Age of criminal responsibility

    Closing date: 8th January 2019

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  • Consultation on Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill

    Date: 16th November 2018
    Category: Equal protection from violence

    Closing date: 25th January 2019

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  • Consultation on Scottish Hate Crime Legislation

    Date: 16th November 2018
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    Closing date: 24th February 2019

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  • Together endorses national pledge to life-enhancing outdoor play

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Recreation, play and cultural activities

    Together has joined 50 individuals and organisations in signing a National Position Statement to make playing and learning outdoors an everyday activity for Scotland’s children and young people. The statement asserts the health, wellbeing and educational benefits of playing and learning outdoors and commits signatories to help widen access to natural and communal spaces and to enriching urban spaces for children and families to play in.

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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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  • New Report - The Irish Children’s Rights Referendum

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: General measures of implementation

    Together is pleased to share this report produced by Camilla Bonifai, Together’s work-based placement student from the University of Edinburgh, which explores the Irish Children’s Rights Referendum.

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  • #Choose Respect - Anti-Bullying Week 2018

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Bullying

    Anti-Bullying Week takes place from the 12th – 16th November 2018 and this year, the theme is #ChooseRespect. Together’s member Respectme are inviting organisations to get involved with this campaign towards respect and positive relationships.

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  • New website showcases what Brexit means for civil society

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms

    Brexit Civil Society Alliance has launched a new website which aims to provide accessible, up-to-date resources on what Brexit means for civil society and showcase what Brexit work civil society is doing.

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  • Combating child poverty across Europe: an issue of fundamental rights

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Child poverty

    Child poverty is an issue of fundamental rights and legally binding obligations for EU Member States and EU institutions, concludes the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights in its latest report. As Michael O’Flaherty, Director of the Agency for Fundamental Rights, has stated in response to the launch of the report:

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  • Michel Forst presents 2018 Report at UN General Assembly

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Other human rights treaties and mechanisms

    On 23rd October 2018, Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders Michel Forst presented at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly, marking the 20th anniversary of the UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders.

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  • Child Human Rights Defenders in Cambodia share their #DGD2018 film

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Other human rights treaties and mechanisms

    Children from Cambodia have shared a short film which highlights their experiences and activities as child human rights defenders, in line with the theme of the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child’s Day of General Discussion.

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  • Join the campaign: 19 Days of Activism for Prevention of Violence Against Children and Youth

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Protection from abuse or neglect, Domestic abuse

    Women’s World Summit Foundation (WWSF)’s annual campaign 19 Days of Activism for prevention of violence against children and youth 1-19 November began on the 1st November 2018, with over 40 coalition member organisations joining their call to action.

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  • Survey - What is the #EuropeKidsWant?

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category:

    Eurochild and UNICEF invite children and young people up to 18 years of age to share their views on the Europe they would like to grow up in as well as their experiences of family life, school and society.

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  • Survey - Supporting Families: Review of Part 12 of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Policies & procedures, Family Environment and Alternative Care

    CELCIS is inviting organisations and Local Authorities to complete their survey which aims to understand what can help parents when there is a possibility that a child may become ‘looked after’ (or taken into care) by the local authority.

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  • Children's Future Food Inquiry

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Child poverty

    The Children’s Future Food Inquiry is gathering evidence, experience and/or case studies about children’s experiences of food and how it affects their lives in order to inform and shape its recommendations. The Inquiry will focus on children under 18 years old in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland; and is spearheaded by a cross-party parliamentary group.

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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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  • Countdown to Care Experienced Week 2018!

    Date: 19th October 2018
    Category: Looked after children, Family Environment and Alternative Care

    Who Cares? Scotland is inviting individuals and organisations to celebrate and participate in their new Care Experienced Week from the 22nd to 28th October.

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  • Make it Count: New campaign launched to ensure children receive mental health education in schools

    Date: 19th October 2018
    Category: Mental health, Health and health services, Education, including vocational education

    The Mental Health Foundation has launched a new campaign ‘Making it Count’ in light of growing concerns that Scotland is to face a “child mental health crisis” if mental health continues to be “treated as extra-curricular” within schools. They state that children and young people are facing unprecedented pressures in their lives, which are contributing to mental health problems including anxiety, depression, self-harm and eating disorders. Key facts highlighted in their campaign briefing include:

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  • New Masters-level Degree in Early Childhood & Children’s Rights

    Date: 19th October 2018
    Category: Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities

    The University of Edinburgh has launched a new Pathway Degree, the MSc Education (Early Childhood Practice and Froebel). The pathway is aimed at those who have an interest in early childhood education and would like to gain an advanced, critical understanding of Froebelian principles and other contemporary early years pedagogies.

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  • Digital World & Digital Rights Survey for Young People

    Date: 19th October 2018
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms

    Since its launch in February this year, the Young Scot 5Rights Youth Leadership Group has been investigating different aspects of the digital world – particularly around how young people can support each other around their digital rights, the role that businesses can play in realising young people’s rights, what cyber resilience means to young people, and how innovative technology can help young people exercise their rights in the digital world.

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