“We can only be human rights defenders if we are brave, courageous and ready to fight injustice.” – Kate Gilmore, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights. We are pleased to announce that after a fantastic visit by Members of Children’s Parliament to
To mark Children’s Parliament’s 21st birthday, we initiated the inspiring and brave band of Unfearties. Since 2017, more than 1000 people, including doctors, nurses, teachers, parents, carers, civil servants, local authority workers, third sector practitioners, United Nations deputy high commissioners,
On March 16th 2021, MSPs voted unanimously to make children’s human rights, as outlined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), law in Scotland. We know that for many professionals in Scotland, including Community Learning and
Demonstration of new calendar. Hi all, please see below for the file uploader that I have been able to work into our site. This could be used for Unfearties and for YoC story submissions. Uploaded images are saved in a
Year of Childhood 2021. As well as being Children’s Parliament’s official 25th birthday, it is also the year that The Scottish Parliament is expected to incorporate the UNCRC into Scots law.
The Year of Childhood will bring together parents, carers, professionals and civic society in a year-long amplification and celebration of children’s human rights.
Getting your rights is not like learning the times table. Knowing them is not enough. Understanding them is not enough. To make them real, rights must be experienced.
Children are hidden from much of our social, cultural and political landscape, let’s not compound their marginalisation by neglecting them in our language too.
2018 was Children’s Parliament’s 22nd year of operation and our busiest yet! #CPYearinReview tracks our activity across our programmes.
Last year, Children’s Parliament celebrated its 21st birthday. Our National Sitting marked the start of a journey – a journey to making Scotland a country where human rights are understood, lived and respected so that children grow up happy, healthy,