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

Category: research

Listening to young people during COVID-19

Reading Time: 5 minutes Author: Thalia Thereza Assan The experiences and perspectives of children and young people are generally missing from coverage and discussions of the Covid-19 pandemic and its effects. This is not a unique situation, as children’s status in society positions them as a marginalised group. In this blog post, I will focus on what children and […]

Children Scotland Bill feature image

Reading Time: 3 minutes Authors: Fiona Morrison and Kay Tisdall The Justice Committee of the Scottish Parliament have just issued their Stage 1 Report on the Children (Scotland) Bill. The Bill will reform family law in Scotland, and particularly promises to improve the participation rights of children within family law proceedings. While the Committee approved of this promise, it felt […]

Feature image of raising children and young people's voices to facilitate advocacy

Reading Time: 3 minutes ─ Author: Dr. Carine Le Borgne, Senior Policy Advisor & It Takes a World Lead, World Vision UK Research has shown that 9 out of 10 countries with the highest child marriage rates are fragile or extremely fragile states[1]. In countries like Afghanistan and Bangladesh (Cox’s Bazar), child marriage is illegal – but all too […]

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