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Prison Visitors’ Centres and furthering the rights of children affected by imprisonment

By Emma Grindulis, Policy and Communications Officer, Together (Scottish Alliance for Children’s Rights)

“I like sitting back and watching my daughter bond with her dad. 928 more words

Children's Rights

In 2013 a playwork project, the Playworkers Travelling Journal, was launched collecting stories of playworkers from all different parts of the sector.In 2014  I was asked to put this short minibook together as a reflection on my journey, and on… 350 more words


Article 3: 'All adults should do what is best for children'

Article 3.  The best interests of the Child: ‘The best interests of children must be the primary concern in making decisions that may affect them.  All adults should do what is best for children. 515 more words


'All children have the right to be treated equally'

Article 2 is concerned with non-discrimination: ‘The Convention applies to all children, whatever their race, religion or abilities, whatever they think or say…….no child should be treated unfairly on any basis.’  … 490 more words


How the Support for Children (Impact of Parental Imprisonment) Bill could help enhance the rights of children with a parent in prison.

By Nicki Wray, Barnardo’s Scotland

Barnardo’s Scotland knows from our direct work with families that children affected by parental imprisonment are an extremely vulnerable group who often suffer in silence, unseen and unheard by statutory agencies. 1,079 more words

Children's Rights

Where next for UNCRC incorporation into UK law?

By Liz Millership, Membership & Events Officer, Together (Scottish Alliance for Children’s Rights)

The Rights of the Child UK (ROCK) is a coalition of organisations and individuals from each of the 4 UK nations pushing for full incorporation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) into UK law. 711 more words

Children's Rights

Children in the Conflict Zone

What is the UNCRC?  (Section 2 of 2)

‘A legally-binding international agreement setting out the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of every child, regardless of their race, religion or abilities.’( 419 more words