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  • Training tool to introduce you to children’s rights

    Date: 9th June 2022
    Category: General measures of implementation
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    This training tool aims to further people’s understanding of children’s rights. It does this by providing an overview of children’s rights and introduces rights-based frameworks and legislation.

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  • Watch three new videos on the sentencing young people guideline

    Date: 9th June 2022
    Category: Special Protection Measures
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    Three short, animated videos have been created to explain the key themes of the sentencing young people guideline.

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  • Missed the launch of the Child Online Safety Toolkit? Catch up here!

    Date: 9th June 2022
    Category: Protection of privacy
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    Watch the virtual launch of this global online safety toolkit which can assist policymakers and practitioners to build a digital world that supports children and young people.

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  • Free bus travel scheme for young people is now live!

    Date: 9th June 2022
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms
    Author: Scottish Government

    Share more information about the free bus travel scheme for young people! Here is all the information young people may want to know about the scheme including how to apply, the benefits and top tips for travelling.

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  • New blog about the consultation on enhanced data collection for improvement

    Date: 9th June 2022
    Category: General measures of implementation
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    Sue Palmer from Upstart Scotland outlines the significance of child development in the attainment gap and the use of Early Development Instrument. This blog hopes to highlight issues within the National Improvement Framework consultation and identify areas in which respondents should raise in their response.

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  • Public Protection Guidance: Identifying and responding to risk and need for people arriving from Ukraine

    Date: 9th June 2022
    Category: Refugee and asylum seeking children, Children in situations of exploitation, Armed conflict
    Author: Scottish Government

    This guidance is for all practitioners involved in the safeguarding of vulnerable children and adults arriving from Ukraine into Scotland. It outlines the approach to identifying, supporting and maximising the safety of these individuals.

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  • Catch up on ‘How to Advance Children’s Rights webinar using the Simplified Reporting Procedure’ webinar

    Date: 9th June 2022
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: Child Rights Connect

    If you missed the third webinar forming part of Child Rights Connect’s How to Child Rights series, then you can catch up here!

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  • New Down’s Syndrome awareness resource

    Date: 3rd May 2022
    Category: UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with D, Children with disabilities
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    Disability hate crime is recognised as one of the most underreported crimes in the UK and Mencap estimates that around 97% of disability hate crimes currently go unreported. I Am Me Scotland has launched a new Down's Syndrome Awareness project that aims to educate young people on bullying and disability hate crime.

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  • Supporting child refugees and their families

    Date: 3rd May 2022
    Category: Refugee and asylum seeking children
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    If you work with and support refugee children and families in a professional, voluntary or personal capacity, this resource is just for you. Access advice, guidance, information and training in one place to better understand the rights of children who have been displaced.

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  • Discover how to make the right to play real for parents and children

    Date: 3rd May 2022
    Category: Recreation, play and cultural activities
    Author: Play Scotland

    Play is crucial to children and young people’s health, development and wellbeing. Parents and carers have a crucial role in delivering this right. Find out how incorporation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child can support children and young people to have this right respected, protected and fulfilled.

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  • Resources and information to support Care Experienced individuals interested in further and higher education

    Date: 3rd May 2022
    Category: Looked after children
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    The HUB for SUCCESS includes answers to commonly asked questions about the Care-Experienced Students Bursary and Further Education, including how to apply and practical information about how payments are made.

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  • Updated information on the Secretary-General’s Guidance note on Child rights Mainstreaming

    Date: 3rd May 2022
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: Child Rights Connect

    Access a recording, PowerPoint presentation and meeting notes sharing information on the development of the Secretary-General’s Guidance note on Child rights Mainstreaming. You will also discover what future steps are planned.

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  • Child-friendly resources to encourage children’s participation in the Universal Periodic Review

    Date: 7th April 2022
    Category: Other human rights treaties and mechanisms
    Author: Child Rights Connect

    Every four years the UK's overall human rights progress is assessed under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR). The UPR is a process where the member countries of the UN Human Rights Council review the human rights progress of UN member states. This is a fantastic opportunity to empower children to participate in the reviewing mechanism and this child-friendly guide aims to empower children to do just that!

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  • How to child rights

    Date: 7th April 2022
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: Child Rights Connect

    ‘How to child rights’ is a series of practical, tried and tested tools and guidance on new and emerging themes related to children's rights. The purpose of the series is to support effective programming and advocacy for children’s rights across the civil society sector.

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  • Resources to help you respond to the Human Rights Act consultation

    Date: 10th March 2022
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms
    Author:

    Our friends at Liberty have shared with us a whole bunch of resources, tip sheets, template responses and guides to assist you to respond to the Human Rights Act consultation. Many of these resources included have come from our wonderful members. We recommend this being your first port of call when planning your response!

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  • Webinar Recording: Beyond the UK Supreme Court judgment on the UNCRC (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill - Reflections on the Continuing Human Rights Journey in Scotland

    Date: 10th March 2022
    Category: Incorporation
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    If you missed the webinar, you can find the recording here.

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  • Webinar recording: Voluntary National Reviews

    Date: 10th March 2022
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, Family Environment and Alternative Care, Civil Rights and Freedoms, COVID-19
    Author: Child Rights Connect

    On behalf of Child Rights Connect, we would like to thank you for joining the webinar “Sharing good practices on how to engage in Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs)”. If you missed the webinar, you can find the recording here and the summary notes here.

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  • Implementation Guidance - A Strategy to Eliminate Violent Punishment of Children: Now Available in Eight Languages!

    Date: 10th March 2022
    Category: Equal protection from violence, Protection from abuse or neglect, Family Environment and Alternative Care
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    On behalf of End Corporal Punishment, we would like to share with you the Implementation Guidance – A Strategy to Eliminate Violent Punishment of Children, which is available in eight languages!

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  • Webinar recording: UNCRC – Supporting Families

    Date: 10th March 2022
    Category: Child poverty, Basic Health and Welfare, Family Environment and Alternative Care, Right to life, survival and development, Best interests of the child
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    On behalf of Parenting across Scotland, we would like to thank you for joining the second webinar about the UNCRC and families titled “UNCRC – Supporting Families”.

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  • Just The Right Space

    Date: 10th March 2022
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms
    Author:

    Just The Right Space’ that’s aimed at helping people of all ages and backgrounds to better understand, navigate and participate in (or support someone) the justice system.

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