Cover of Covid-19 Annex of UK Commissioners' CRC report.

CRC Report Annex: Children’s Rights in the UK in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

December 2020. This annex to the UK Commissioners’ report covers ways in which the human rights of children and young people in the UK have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the response to it.

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Infographic summarising the UK Commissioners' report to the UN and the 30 issues they identified

CRC Reporting: 30 Issues Infographic

December 2020. An infographic highlighting the 30 issues around children’s human rights highlighted by the UK Commissioners’ report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.

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Cover for our documents around the 2020 exams.

Exam cancellations: Letter to Deputy First Minister (16th December)

December 2020. Letter to Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills John Swinney MSP outlining concerns around the breach of the right to education as a result of decisions around exam cancellations in 2021.

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Cover for policy work created by the Commissioner's office.

Stage 1 Evidence to the Justice Committee: Domestic Abuse (Protection) (Scotland) Bill

December 2020. Our Stage 1 evidence on a bill to provide emergency protection for adults and children experiencing domestic abuse.

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Cover for policy work created by the Commissioner's office.

Submission to UN Committee on the Rights of the Child on Draft General Comment 25: Children’s rights in relation to the digital environment

November 2020. Our submission to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child on their draft general comment.

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Cover of our short report on children in conflict with the law.

Short report: Children in conflict with the law

November 2020.LLM Student Kate Whiting worked with us to write a report on children in conflict with the law in Scotland and whether their human rights are upheld. This is a summary version of the report for children and young people.

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The cover of our 2019/20 Annual Report.

Annual Report 2019-20

October 2020. Our Annual Report for April 2019 to March 2020 covers a year where progress was made on key issues for children’s human rights in Scotland, including UNCRC Incorporation, equal protection of children from assault and raising the minimum age of criminal responsibility.

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Children and Young People’s Annual Report 2019-20

October 2020. Our Children and Young People’s Annual Report for the period between April 2019 and March 2020 is an online resource explaining some of the most important things we did as fierce champions for your rights.

Read the report online.

Cover for our Older Children in Conflict With the Law report.

Older Children In Conflict With the Law

October 2020. A legal analysis of how Scots law complies with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) for children aged 16 and 17, written for our office by Kate Whiting, LLM student at the University of Edinburgh.

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