Letter from ACC Bernard Higgins, Police Scotland, Gold Commander for COP-26, outlining Police Scotland’s commitment to and provision for ensuring that children’s human rights are protected during peaceful protests at
Commissioner’s letter to ACC Bernard Higgins, Police Scotland, Gold Commander for COP-26 urging that children and young people’s human rights be respected, protected and fulfilled in the policing of peaceful protests
The Commissioner’s written submission to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child on children and young people as human rights defenders.
We made this toolkit in partnership with Children’s Parliament. It’s a resource for adults all over the world who work with children and young people.
It explains the work we’ve done around child human rights defenders and contains practical activities that will let you carry out a project of your own.
The Declaration on Human Rights Defenders applies to everyone who promotes and protects human rights, but it’s not written in language everyone can understand. This is a simplified version that’s intended to make it clearer.
We worked with an Action Group of young human rights defenders to create a list of eight recommendations for adults in power in Scotland, which set out how child human rights defenders can be better supported.