All children and young people have the right for their views to be listened to and taken seriously, but adults in Scotland aren’t always good at hearing what they have to say. Katrina Lambert of our Human Rights Defenders Action Group outlines key things adults can do to help young citizens bring about real change.
Chloe and Kayleigh are two young Rights Defenders from Shetland. In this blog, they talk about their experiences at this year’s Human Rights Gathering on Rights Defenders.
Last month, Bruce – the Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland – launched the Rights Defenders Action Group, which brings together young human rights defenders from across Scotland. Here, Action Group member Charlotte talks about how the first session went.