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Guidance on Part 1, Section 2 (Duties of Public Authorities in relation to the UNCRC) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

Published: 23 Dec 2016
Part of:
Children and families, Communities and third sector
ISBN:
9781786527172

Guidance for public authorities about how they should fulfil the duties set out in Part 1 of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014.

73 page PDF

606.3kB

73 page PDF

606.3kB

Contents
Guidance on Part 1, Section 2 (Duties of Public Authorities in relation to the UNCRC) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014
Appendix 3: Links Between Wellbeing Indicators and the Articles of the UNCRC

73 page PDF

606.3kB

Appendix 3: Links Between Wellbeing Indicators and the Articles of the UNCRC

150. The following is an extract from Scottish Government's publication (June 2015), When and how to best use the Child Rights Wellbeing Impact Assessment ( CRWIA), p35. This list is not exclusive or exhaustive and public authorities should consider if other UNCRC Articles are relevant by referring to the UNCRC itself.

Wellbeing indicator

Suggested links with articles of the UNCRC

Safe

(11) abduction and non-return of children

(19) protection from violence, abuse and neglect

(22) refugee children

(32) child labour

(33) drug abuse

(34) sexual exploitation

(35) abduction, sale and trafficking

(36) other forms of exploitation

(37) inhumane treatment and detention

(38) war and armed conflicts

Healthy

(3) best interests of the child

(6) life, survival and development

(24) health and health services

(39) recovery and rehabilitation of child victims

Achieving

(4) Governments must do all they can to make sure every child can enjoy their rights in systems that promote and protect these rights

(18) parental responsibilities and state assistance

(28) right to education

(29) goals of education

Nurtured

(4) Governments must do all they can to make sure every child can enjoy their rights in systems that promote and protect these rights

(5) parental guidance and a child's evolving capacities

(18) parental responsibilities and state assistance

(20) children deprived of a family

(21) adoption

(25) review of treatment in care

(27) adequate standard of living

Active

(3) best interests of the child

(23) children with disabilities

(31) leisure, play and culture

Respected

(2) non-discrimination

(3) best interests of the child

(4) Governments must do all they can to make sure every child can enjoy their rights in systems that promote and protect those rights.

parental guidance and a child's evolving capacities

(8) protection and preservation of identity

(12) respect for the views of the child

(13) freedom of expression

(14) freedom of thought, belief and religion

(16) right to privacy

(17) access to information; mass media

(18) parental responsibilities and state assistance

(30) the right to learn and use the language, customs and religion of their family.

Responsible

(3) best interests of the child

(12) respect for the views of the child

(14) freedom of thought, conscience and religion

(15) freedom of association

(40) juvenile justice

Included

(3) best interests of the child

(6) life, survival and development

(18) parental responsibilities and state assistance

(23) children with disabilities

(26) social security

(27) adequate standard of living


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