GCVS response to the Scottish Government Consultation on the Requirements for Community Learning and development (Scotland) Regulations 2013
The rights of children and young people will be strengthened under a new Bill which seeks to reflect the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child in the Scottish Government's approach to services and policies which affect them.
The Scottish Government Early Years Change Fund aims to improve the life chances for many of Scotland's children, focusing on prevention and early intervention.
Growing Up in Scotland Findings Published The Scottish Government’s Growing up in Scotland study has launched a number of new reports, one of which finds that 9% of 2-15 year olds in Scotland are obese, while almost 22% are classed as overweight to obese.
This publication brings together a wide range of information on children's social work in Scotland and covers: children looked after, child protection and secure care and close support accommodation.
A report published this month identifies the key issues surrounding child neglect and suggests ways to tackle the problem, which affects an estimated 1.5m children in the UK.
Growing Up in Scotland – 2011 Research Findings
Report on importance of children in early years.
New Government initiative on empowering communities