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“A new baseline for how all adults in Scotland must respect and promote rights”—a children’s social worker reflects on UNCRC Incorporation
Rebecca Laing, a children’s services social worker in Angus Council advocates for children every day. She knows that incorporation will bring changes for the children she works with— and in this short blog for us, she sets out why these changes matter.
The UNCRC is being incorporated into Scots law. This is how it’s going to make a difference
UNCRC Incorporation is the most important thing Scotland can do to protect the rights of children and young people. Now, it’s becoming a reality.
New FAQ: Wearing a face covering at school
From next Monday – August 31st – new guidance will be in place around wearing face coverings in schools in Scotland.
“The Scottish Government can do more to loosen the grip of poverty”— joint call from Commissioner and Poverty Commission Chair
The Commissioner and the Chair of the Poverty and Inequality Commission are urging the Scottish Government to take action now to tackle child poverty.