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: 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: 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.
Reading Time: 3 minutes On the fourth day of this course, Professor Ann Skelton (member of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child) covered the topic of children’s rights and comparative perspectives.
Reading Time: 3 minutes From her insider perspective as a member of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, Professor Ann Skelton gave an overview of the options, from the research and evidence of Global Studies, to the authoritative interpretations of General Comments , to engaging children and young people, civic society and others in General Days of Discussion .
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Observatory of Children’s Human Rights Scotland is pleased to launch a ground-breaking new project to develop a Theory of Change for implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) in Scotland.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill (UNCRC Bill) passed through Scottish Parliament by a unanimous vote on 16 March 2021. The highly anticipated legislation represented the culmination of a long-running campaign by children’s rights advocates to legalize the full schedule of children’s rights outlined in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).
Reading Time: 3 minutes Authors: Fiona Morrison, Máire McCormack and Kay Tisdall The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill marks a major milestone for children’s human rights in Scotland. The legislation is the result of hard and effective advocacy by children and young people and by members of civil society. It is the […]