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  • Report - Equally Safe: Year One Update

    Date: 4th December 2018
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms
    Author: Scottish Government

    The Scottish Government has published the first annual progress report for Equally Safe, its strategy to prevent and eradicate violence against women and girls.

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  • Alcohol Framework 2018: Scotland

    Date: 4th December 2018
    Category: Children affected by substance misuse
    Author: Scottish Government

    The Scottish Government has published an updated framework on preventing harmful alcohol use which aims to put the voices of children and young people at the heart of the development of preventative measures on alcohol use. As the latest figures reveal, Scotland has high rates of alcohol-related harm in international terms, as does the UK. In 2016, total alcohol consumption in the UK was more than 16% above the European regional average (WHO, 2018).

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  • Report - The Impact of Community-based Universal Youth Work in Scotland

    Date: 4th December 2018
    Category: Best interests of the child
    Author: Youthlink Scotland

    YouthLink Scotland, University of Edinburgh and Plymouth MARJON University have published a research report exploring The Impact of Community-based Universal Youth Work in Scotland. The research sought to explore the impact of community-based universal youth work in Scotland and how such impact has been achieved.

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  • Report - Their Fight, Our Future: Children and young people around the world share their view on children in armed forces

    Date: 4th December 2018
    Category: Armed conflict, Children in situations of exploitation, Protection from abuse or neglect
    Author: World Vision UK

    World Vision have published a new report which highlights the views and perspectives of children and young people about children in armed forces and groups.

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  • Resource - Shaping urbanization for children: A handbook on child-responsive urban planning

    Date: 4th December 2018
    Category: Respect for the views of the child
    Author: UNICEF

    UNICEF has published a free handbook which aims to demonstrate what can be achieved through “child-responsive, area-based and community-led planning” and includes a ‘Children’s Rights and Urban Planning Principles’ checklist.

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  • New child-friendly resources about the Universal Declaration for Human Rights (UDHR) available

    Date: 21st November 2018
    Category: Other human rights treaties and mechanisms, Civil Rights and Freedoms
    Author: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

    Child-friendly, illustrated versions of thirty articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights have been published in the latest research guide for children and young people created by the OHCHR Library. The guide is available in plain English as well as the illustrated version and includes a child-friendly glossary of complex legal terms.

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  • Minimum age and social rights: Balancing child protection and participation

    Date: 21st November 2018
    Category: Civil Rights and Freedoms
    Author:

    The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has published a new set of findings on the differences in legal minimum ages across Europe covering social rights, education, employment and finance, alternative care and mobility.

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  • Curriculum Inclusion: LGBT Mapping Across Curriculum for Excellence

    Date: 21st November 2018
    Category: Education, including vocational education
    Author: LGBT Youth Scotland

    LGBT Youth Scotland has launched a guide which provides including LGBT voices and identities across all areas of the curriculum.

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  • Police Scotland launch new online webpages for young people to promote safe communication with the Police

    Date: 16th November 2018
    Category: Policies & procedures, Access to appropriate information
    Author: Police Scotland

    Police Scotland has launched a new Facebook channel designed for young people in Scotland which aims to promote children’s rights by providing young people with access to educational resources and a space to communicate with the Police.

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  • Families Outside Impact Report 2017/18

    Date: 16th November 2018
    Category: Family Environment and Alternative Care
    Author: Families Outside

    Families Outside has published their Impact Report which gives an overview of their activities across Scotland from 2017 – 2018. Families Outside is a national organisation that works exclusively on behalf of children and families affected by imprisonment in Scotland. Their aim is “to improve outcomes for children and families affected by imprisonment so they can live healthy, active lives free from stigma and disadvantage”.

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  • Report - Inspection of custody centres across Scotland

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Policies & procedures, Civil Rights and Freedoms, Age of criminal responsibility, Children in conflict with the law
    Author:

    HM Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland has published a report on police custody that includes recommendations on safeguarding measure related to children and young people. The report outlines the assessments made during inspections of 17 custody centres about the treatment of and conditions for those detained in police custody centres across Scotland.

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  • Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland’s Annual Report 2017/18

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Awareness-raising, Incorporation
    Author: Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People

    The Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland has published its Annual Report for 2017-18 covering Bruce Adamson’s first year as Commissioner.

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  • Scottish Sentencing Council Business Plan 2018-21 & Sentencing Guideline

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Children in conflict with the law
    Author:

    The Scottish Sentencing Council has published its Business Plan 2018-21 which outlines the Council’s aims for the next three years. These include aiming to complete sentencing guidelines relating to the sentencing process, the sentencing of young people, causing death by driving, and environmental and wildlife crime.

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  • Scottish Human Rights Commission’s Annual Report 2017/18

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Other human rights treaties and mechanisms
    Author: Scottish Human Rights Commission

    Scottish Human Rights Commission has launched their annual report which gives an overview of their activities from the year 2017/18.

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  • Report - Making Social Rights work for Children

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

    Eurochild has published its 2018 report on the European Semester, based on assessments provided by 23 Eurochild members in 18 countries. The report aims to highlight Member States’ progress in implementing the European Commission ‘Recommendation on Investing in Children: Breaking the Cycle of Disadvantage’ and the ‘European Pillar of Social Rights’. It provides an analysis of the extent to which children’s rights and wellbeing are being prioritised within the 2018 European Semester cycle and aims to provide policymakers at EU level with a child-centred perspective to evaluating countries’ progress towards economic and social objectives.

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  • Unfair Start - Report Card on Inequality in Children’s Education in Rich Countries

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Education, including vocational education
    Author: UNICEF

    UNICEF Innocenti has launched their latest Report Card titled ‘An Unfair Start: Inequality in Children’s Education in Rich Countries’.

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  • Database of Alternative Reports to UNCRC 1991-2014

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC
    Author: Child Rights Connect

    Child Rights Connect has launched a database of civil society reports to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child from 1991 to 2014. Reports can be searched for by year, country, sessions and theme.

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  • A Toolbox for Human Rights-Based Monitoring

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Other human rights treaties and mechanisms, Reporting to and monitoring the UNCRC
    Author:

    Franciscans International has launched a Toolbox which aims to support those interested in “connecting the dots” between human rights, sustainable development and climate action. Designed for non-governmental actors at regional, national and international levels, it aims to promotes a human rights-based approach to sustainable development, poverty eradication and environmental justice by highlight the importance of “highlighting the importance of rights-based monitoring of sustainable development/climate change policies and how violations of human rights can harm or hinder the implementation of SDGs and make people more vulnerable to climate change”.

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  • Digital Wellbeing: Information Resource for Parents & Carers

    Date: 7th November 2018
    Category: Access to appropriate information, Education, including vocational education
    Author:

    Childnet International has published guidance for parents and carers about looking after the digital wellbeing of children and young people.

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  • Starcatchers Annual Report 2017/2018

    Date: 19th October 2018
    Category: Recreation, play and cultural activities
    Author:

    Starcatchers have launched their annual report which gives an overview of their activities from the year 2017/18.

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