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Supermarkets urged not to challenge families with children when out shopping for essentials

The Commissioner and parenting organisations have written to supermarkets urging them to provide guidance to staff on the legitimate reasons why parents and carers may have to shop with their children.

Scottish equality and human rights bodies welcome inquiry into implications of Covid-19

Scotland's equality and rights bodies welcome the Equalities and Human Rights Committee's decision to undertake an inquiry into the impact of COVID-19.

Learning at home with the Commissioner: Activity 3

This is the third in a series of short films for primary aged children to start to learn about their rights at home. It helps children think about the ways in which they can keep happy and healthy.

Commissioner sits on Independent Advisory Group on Police Scotland’s use of emergency coronavirus powers

Commissioner Bruce Adamson is part of a group set up to scrutinise the police’s use of their new emergency powers during the coronavirus pandemic.

Scottish equality and human rights bodies join together in call for inquiry into implications of Covid-19

Along with other equality and human rights bodies we're calling for the Equality and Human Rights Committee to consider an inquiry.

Learning at home with the Commissioner: Activity 2

This is the second of our short films for primary children to learn about rights at home. It helps children think about their identity what makes it up.

ENOC Open Letter: Emergency situation for migrant children trapped in camps at the Greek border

As the world combats an unprecedented health crisis, the European Network of Ombudspersons for Children (ENOC) has released an open letter highlighting that refugee and migrant children are facing a human rights emergency.

European Network of Ombudspersons for Children Statement: Children’s rights in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak

As a member of ENOC we are calling upon our governments, the European Commission and the Council of Europe to undertake all appropriate actions to ensure the rights of children are respected during the COVID-19 healthcare crisis.

Parliamentary Briefing: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill

Children and young people’s human rights must underpin all decisions taken to introduce new law, policy and practice guidance in Scotland in response to the Covid-19 global pandemic.

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