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02 April 2019
International Officer Kara Brown blogs on the eight recommendations made by young Human Rights Defenders in Promote. Protect. Defend, a report published by our office and laid before the Scottish Parliament.
02 April 2019
A group of young people is demanding greater recognition of human rights in Scotland by calling on adults to make sure children can stand up and challenge decision-makers when they don’t keep their human rights promises.
22 March 2019
Commissioner Bruce Adamson has written to Minister for Children and Young People Maree Todd MSP asking for her to be clear on when and how the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child will be incorporated into Scots law.
14 March 2019
Today, Scotland’s Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee released their Report on children and young people’s mental health — and their suggestions echo what young people themselves have said.
11 March 2019
Today, we are publishing the Scottish Government’s initial response to our “No Safe Place” investigation report , along with our letter back to the Government.
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.