Teachers


Teachers, youth workers and others who work with children and young people have an important role to play in protecting human rights.

As someone who works with them – as a duty bearer or otherwise – you can help children and young people learn about their human rights, and about the support they’re entitled to when they act as human rights defenders.

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If you are concerned that a child may be at immediate risk of harm, please contact your local Social Work Department or Police Scotland (dialling 999 in an emergency) as a matter of urgency.

Our office is not able to investigate child protection concerns.

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