Our response to the review of Part 1 of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 and creation of a Family Justice Modernisation Strategy.
Our response to the consultation on changes to the Disclosure System
An introductory training on Children’s Rights produced by the Scottish Government.
Response to Equalities and Human Rights Committee Inquiry into the Age of Criminal Responsibility Bill – July 2018
Who Cares? Scotland provides evidence to the Scottish Parliament Committee regarding the age limit of responsibility. We suggest this changes from age 12 to age 16, as recommended by the UNCR.
Equalities and Human Rights Committee Inquiry on Human Rights, Who Cares Scotland Oral Evidence, Follow-Up – May 2018
Follow-up on Oral Evidence Session to Equality and Human Rights Committee (EHRC), 10th May 2018. The follow up areas include the importance of independent advocacy and how to address discrimination.
Response to Call for Evidence by Engender on the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) – April 2018
Engender reports on the UK’s response to its obligations under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). They ask for evidence from women and equalities organisations across Scotland to inform their shadow report.
A report on the Criminalisation of Care Experienced people to inform the Howard League’s ongoing project: ‘Ending Criminalisation of Children in Residential Care’.
Who Cares? Scotland’s Consultation on the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility from April 2018. We welcome the introduction of the Age of Criminal Responsibility (Scotland) Bill (the Bill) into Scottish Parliament and recognise this as a historic moment in the progress of human rights in Scotland.
David talks about his Care Experienced journey and his experiences of discrimination growing up.
Response to Equalities and Human Rights Committee Inquiry into Human Rights and the Scottish Parliament – March 2018
Who Cares? Scotland’s response to Equalities and Human Rights Committee Inquiry: Human Rights and the Scottish Parliament. The report highlights the importance of listening to the voices of CE people to shape the inquiry.