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Protected: Children’s human rights practice in schools
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World Summit AI
I was invited by the Scottish AI Alliance to attend the World Summit AI conference in Amsterdam this month in my capacity as Project Lead for Children’s Parliament o…
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Are we ready to commit to the idea of a violence-free childhood?
On 14th June our outgoing Co-director Colin Morrison attended a roundtable hosted by the Education, Children, and Young People Committee of the Sco…
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A tale of two reports
Our outgoing Co–director Colin Morrison reflects on reports from the National Discussion on Education and the Hearings for Children: The Redesign Report. He asks, ho…
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Reflections: St Andrews Project
Ranim joined Children’s Parliament as a Project Worker at the end of February. Here she writes about her experiences of running a workshop as part of the St.Andrew…
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Exploring Children’s Rights and AI – what have we learned so far?
With thanks to our friends at the Alan Turing Institute and the Scottish AI Alliance, without whom this project would not be possible, as well as our key partner schoo…
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Enough shaming and blaming: time to change the narrative
I’ve just spent 2 days in Geneva with international children’s rights practitioners, Members of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, Child Human Rights Def…
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What is a Children’s Human Rights Defenders School?
Child Rights Connect defines a Children’s Human Rights Defender (CHRD) as “children who take action to promote their human rights, the rights of their peers or the…
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Children’s Rights in the Digital Environment
To mark #InternetSafetyDay 2023, Frances Lingard shares their reflections on working with children’s rights in the digital environment through a series of short blog…
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