We use our legal expertise to advance the human rights of children and young people. As well as engaging in strategic litigation, we produce legal briefs on rights issues for use by human rights defenders. Our legal knowledge is also used to underpin our investigative and policy work.
Our first legal brief concerns children and families with insecure immigration status who have been turned away from local authority supports to which they are entitled.
Our Advisory Group on UNCRC incorporation created a draft Children’s Rights (Scotland) Bill, which has been specifically drafted to incorporate the UNCRC into Scots law.