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04 October 2019
To celebrate the 30th birthday of the UNCRC we want everyone to talk about why children’s rights matter, in a way that means people of all ages can take part. So we’re asking you to send us 7 word stories about the human rights of children and young people.
03 October 2019
Scotland's children have been sent a letter by Marta Santos Pais to mark equal protection's passage through the Scottish Parliament.
19 September 2019
Young human rights defenders across Scotland are preparing to join action on the global climate crisis, and they have the support of Children and Young People’s Commissioner Bruce Adamson.
08 August 2019
14-year-old Beccie White is an ENYA adviser from Scotland and has been working hard on digital rights with our office. Here’s her ENYA story so far.
06 August 2019
The Scottish Government is putting the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child into law. But children need all of it. They need it as written. And they need the process to get started now.
02 August 2019
The office of the Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland has published our response to the Scottish Government's consultation on incorporation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).
10 July 2019
A study underpinning our evidence around raising Scotland’s minimum age of criminal responsibility has won a prestigious Celebrating Impact Prize from the Economic and Social Research Council.
05 July 2019
The Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland has welcomed the recommendations of the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Taskforce, which were published by the Scottish Government today.
26 June 2019
The Commissioner responds to Scottish Government statement on child poverty
24 June 2019
Today, civil society organisations are calling on the First Minister to commit to key actions around child poverty in Scotland, in a letter which Commissioner Bruce Adamson supports.