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21 February 2019
Tha Coimiseanair na Cloinne a’ cur air bhog fear de na goireasan as mòr-chòrdte do chloinn mu chòraichean daonna, ann an Gàidhlig an-diugh.
21 February 2019
The Children’s Commissioner’s office is launching one of its most popular human rights resources for children in Scots Gaelic today.
19 February 2019
A joint letter issued today by the Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland with the Children’s Commissioners for Wales, England and Northern Ireland, has been sent to the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union calling for an urgent response on significant issues affecting the safety of children in the case of a no-deal Brexit.
15 February 2019
Commissioner Bruce Adamson on the young human rights defenders taking part in today's climate strike.
15 February 2019
In this blog for Care Day 2019 , Children and Young People’s Commissioner Bruce Adamson highlights three ways Scotland needs to get better at protecting the human rights of its care experienced citizens.
28 January 2019
In this article which originally appeared in the Times, Commissioner Bruce Adamson writes on how Scotland's proposed new age of criminal responsibility at 12 falls below international human rights standards.
22 January 2019
On Thursday, young people from Glasgow are travelling to the Scottish Parliament to demand that those in power listen to their experiences of food poverty— and to act so that their human right to food is met.
18 December 2018
17-year-old human rights defender Clara Gray writes in this month's Children in Scotland magazine about human rights, listening to young people and her experience travelling to this year's conference of the European Network of Ombudspersons for Children.
14 December 2018
We have published the report of our first formal investigation— into Restraint and Seclusion in Scotland’s Schools. We used the Commissioner’s legal powers to investigate this issue.
10 December 2018
From today we’re based in Bridgeside House at 99 McDonald Road, Edinburgh.