Childhood and Youth Studies Research Group

Childhood and Youth Studies Research Group

Contributing to realising children and young people’s human rights through research, teaching, policy and practice in childhood and youth studies

Month: March 2021

Featured image of obesity_Ending children's stigma

Reading Time: 3 minutes Author: Cecilia Prieto, PhD researcher in Population Health Sciences Every 4th of March we commemorate the international World Obesity Day. The prevalence of being overweight and obesity in children has become a serious public health problem in countries worldwide (World Health Organisation [WHO], 2018). Even though obesity has many causes (e.g., individual, environmental, among others), […]

Featured image of the blog Embedding Systems of Child-Friendly Complaints, Remedy and Redress in Scotland

Reading Time: 3 minutes Authors: Fiona Morrison, Centre for Child Wellbeing and Protection, University of Stirling Máire McCormack, Childhood and Youth Studies Research Group, University of Edinburgh Kay Tisdall, Childhood and Youth Studies Research Group, University of Edinburgh How can a child access justice, should one of their human rights not be upheld? We reflect on how to create […]

Featured image of 'Empty Classrooms, Broken Futures'

Reading Time: 3 minutes Author: Dr Carine Le Borgne, Senior Policy Advisor at World Vision UK As millions of children remain out of school around the world, children’s charity World Vision UK has launched its Empty Classrooms, Broken Futures campaign as part of its wider efforts to end violence against children. As any parent will be all too well […]

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