Scotland’s National Human Rights Action Plan: Getting it Right for Looked after Children, Young People and Care Leavers

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Abstract

In 2012, the Scottish Human Rights Commission launched a national consultation to develop Scotland’s first National Action Plan on Human Rights. We strongly support the development of Scotland’s National Action Plan to improve the realisation of rights for all, especially the most marginalized in our society. On Wednesday 13th March 2013, the Centre for Excellence for Looked after Children in Scotland (CELCIS) hosted a roundtable event to consider the key areas of concern and develop actions specifically for looked after children, young people and careleavers. Developed in collaboration with Scottish Throughcare and After Care Forum (STAF), Includem, Clan Child Law and others, this paper sets out our response identifying human rights issues that require urgent action and proposing specific actions. We specifically acknowledge the detailed responses provided by Together (Scottish Children’s Rights Alliance) and Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People (SCCYP) addressing an overarching range of human rights issues for children and young people.
LanguageEnglish
Place of PublicationGlasgow
PublisherUniversity of Strathclyde
Number of pages17
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2013

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Glasgow : University of Strathclyde, 2013. 17 p.

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