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  • Children are Everyone’s Business Workbook 2.0

    Date: 23rd January 2014
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: UNICEF

    UNICEF has published a guide for integrating children's rights into business policies, impact assessments and sustainability reporting.

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  • Championing Children’s Rights: A global study of independent human rights institutions for children

    Date: 15th January 2014
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: UNICEF

    The UNICEF Office of Research has released the first comprehensive global review of independent human rights institutions for children.

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  • Children's Rights and Business Principles: A Guide for Civil Society Organisations

    Date: 7th January 2014
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: Save the Children

    A guide has been written for civil society organisations that use or wish to use Children's Rights and Business Principles to engage with businesses in monitoring, enforcing and advancing children's rights.

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  • Launch of new practical guide for civil society on how to use the UN

    Date: 10th December 2013
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

    The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has produced a practical guide for civil society on how to use what the UN says to get better implementation of human rights nationally.

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  • Poverty Alliance briefing on Play Strategy Action Plan

    Date: 12th November 2013
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: Poverty Alliance

    The Poverty Alliance has released a Parliamentary Briefing with regard to the Scottish Parliament Debate on the Scottish Government's Play Strategy Action Plan.

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  • ICO give evidence on information sharing in CYP Bill

    Date: 14th October 2013
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: Information Commissioner's Office

    The Information Commissioner's Office (Scotland) has submitted written evidence to the Education and Culture Committee, regarding the information sharing provisions in the Children and Young People Bill.

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  • The year in children’s rights: CRIN Annual Report 2012-13

    Date: 1st October 2013
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: Child Rights Information Network

    CRIN's 2012-13 annual report has been released and wraps up their work in the past year and the events that shaped it.

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  • Guide released for Optional Protocol 3 of the UNCRC

    Date: 1st October 2013
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

    The office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) on Violence against Children launched a child-friendly guide to the UNCRC's complaints procedure.

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  • What does the Children and Young People Bill say about...?

    Date: 20th June 2013
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: Scottish Government

    The Scottish Government has recently published five fact sheets to help explain what the Children and Young People Bill says about areas including children's rights, GIRFEC and looked after children.

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  • E-learning courses explaining changes to the benefits system

    Date: 20th June 2013
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: Child Poverty Action Group

    Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) in Scotland has developed a new online resource, to help explain the basics of the benefits system and impending changes, suitable for anyone working with families at risk of poverty.

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  • European Commission publishes human rights guidance for 3 business sectors

    Date: 14th June 2013
    Category: General measures of implementation, UK 1st periodic review
    Author: European Commission

    The European Commission has published practical human rights guidance for enterprises in three business sectors: employment and recruitment agencies, ICT companies, and oil and gas companies.

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  • Scottish Government Equality Outcomes: Age Evidence Review

    Date: 30th April 2013
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: Scottish Government

    This paper is part of a series addressing the equality groups of gender, LGBT, ethnicity, religion, age, disability, and pregnancy and maternity.

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  • Children's Hearings Handbook

    Date: 26th April 2013
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: Scottish Government

    In June 2013, the Children's Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 will come into force and like its predecessors the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 and the Children (Scotland) Act 1995, there will be significant changes to hearings, however the fundamental role of panel members will remain the same.

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  • Practical Guide for NGO Participants: United Nations Human Rights Council

    Date: 17th April 2013
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

    The Civil Society Section is pleased to share the revised Practical Guide for NGO Participants: United Nations Human Rights Council.

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  • Report linking GIRFEC to the UNCRC

    Date: 26th March 2013
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: Scottish Government

    A report by Professor Jane Aldgate reviews how embedding the Getting It Right For Every Child (GIRFEC) approach supports implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).

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  • The European Alliance for Families publishes three new policy briefs

    Date: 15th January 2013
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: European Alliance for Families

    The European Alliance for Families (EAF) has published three policy briefs on parenting support, supporting children with special educational needs and the demographic challenges to income inequality in Europe.

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  • New human rights guide for voluntary and community organisations

    Date: 3rd January 2013
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: British Institute of Human Rights

    After their 2012 Human Rights Tour, The British Institute for Human Rights have published a new human rights guide, titled 'Make Human Rights Happen.'

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  • Thrive at Five – comparative child development at school entry age in Scotland

    Date: 2nd November 2012
    Category: Basic Health and Welfare, Education, Leisure and Cultural Activities, General measures of implementation
    Author: Save the Children

    Children who grow up in poverty start primary school with development levels far behind those of their more affluent peers. That's the key finding of new research commissioned by Save the Children.

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  • Championing Children's Rights: A global study of independent human rights institutions for children

    Date: 31st October 2012
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: UNICEF

    Independent institutions bring an explicit children's focus to traditional adult-oriented governance systems. Acting as direct mechanisms for accountability, they fill gaps in checks and balances and make sure that the impact of policy and practice on children's rights is understood and recognized.

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  • Children & Young People Bill: Responses published

    Date: 30th October 2012
    Category: General measures of implementation
    Author: Scottish Government

    The Scottish Government consulted between 4 July and 25 September 2012 on the proposal for a Children and Young People Bill, which set out a range of proposals for taking forward their ambitions for children's rights and services.

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