Reading Time: 2 minutes For those of us involved in childhood research, the suffering of children, the taking of children as hostages, the deaths of children– and there are so many children impacted in these and other ways, in Israel and Palestine – is inexcusable.
Reading Time: 2 minutes How we conceptualise children and childhood matters. It impacts what we study, how we study it and our conclusions; it also permeates how we form and deliver policy and practice.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The increasingly hot weather of our planet has dire consequences for humans and other organisms, with flood, fire and drought leading to food insecurity and climate change induced migration.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Thanks to funding from the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Observatory of Children’s Human Rights Scotland is developing a new Research Network on children’s human rights.
Reading Time: 4 minutes I shared a snapshot of my PhD research project and some emergent findings around the skills, knowledge and values young people conceptualised as key in an informal civic education organisation case study.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Authors: Kay Tisdall, University of Edinburgh; and Patricio Cuevas-Parra, World Vision International. As childhood researchers and policy experts, we come from a children’s human rights perspective with an extensive interest in supporting children and young people’s participation. For years, we have been exploring the implementation of Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog was written by Dr Fiona Morrison, Dr Claire Houghton, and Dr Camille Warrington, University of Edinburgh. The Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018 was a major piece of legislation that intended to improve the Scottish criminal justice response to domestic abuse. In this blog, we share findings from the Domestic Abuse Court […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes I would like to start this blog by inviting you to reflect on two key questions: what does stigma mean and what does stigma entail? Some may struggle to answer such questions and that’s completely understandable.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Patricio sees children and young people cross the border with Ukraine, and calls for children to be helped and protected, but also respected.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Auditorium at the University of Strathclyde, and the online participants from around the world, allowed for exchanges of evidence, experiences, and challenges that weave together the international and the local spheres, resulting in the exciting path that Scotland is currently building to reach the full incorporation of the UNCRC.