Actions agreed at the cabinet meeting with children and young people: progress report (children's summary)

Progress report on what we have done on the actions agreed at the meeting of cabinet members and children and young people on 28 February 2017.

04. Organisations That Work With Children And Young People

Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland – Bruce Adamson is Scotland’s Commissioner and works with his team to protect the rights of children and young people.

Children in Scotland – works to make positive change for children in Scotland.

Children’s Parliament – works with children (mainly under 12’s) and adults to help them understand the importance of children’s rights.

Fife Gingerbread – organisation that helps single parents and families that are having difficulties.

LGBT Youth Scotland – largest organisation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) children and young people in Scotland.

Prince’s Trust – helps young people in Scotland (aged 13 - 30 years) to get into education, jobs and start businesses.

Scottish Women’s Aid – works to make sure that women, young people and children enjoy all human rights and don’t suffer any harm from those in a relationship.

Scottish Youth Parliament (SYP) – the voice of all of Scotland’s young people aged 12 - 25 years old. Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament (MSYPs) are elected every two years.

Together (Scottish Alliance for Children’s Rights) – works with other Scottish organisations to make more people in Scotland understand the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).

Young Scot – provides young people aged 11-26 years old with information, ideas and access to opportunities to help them make the most of their lives, particularly at times of transition.


Back to top