Children 1st Director of Strategic Planning & Campaigns, Mark Ballard, writes about how we have worked together to share the stories of children and families, and how vital this will be to repair and recover.
Assistant Director Anna O'Reilly reflects on how far we've come towards securing a Scottish Bairnshoose, and how much we still have to do in order to give children the rights they deserve.
As part of a two part blog series looking forward to children and family policy and practice in Scotland, CEO Mary Glasgow argues that we must be more mindful of family life when developing policy.
Health visitor Christopher Sweeney writes about his and public health lecturer William Spence’s research into parents’ views of equal protection.
Children across the globe are coming together to tell us that without action on climate change they fear they have no future.
It is now nearly 30 years since the UNCRC was agreed by the UN. It is time that Scotland takes the next step in securing children's rights.
Iona talks about what it's like volunteering with the policy and communications teams at Children 1st and how it's preparing her for the world of work.
Dr Louise Hill, Policy Lead for CELCIS, discusses the extent of child poverty in Scotland and argues that reducing poverty should be part of everyday social work practice.
Deputy First Minister, John Swinney MSP, adds his voice to our ACEs and poverty blog series, discussing adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), what they mean to the Government and what is being done to make change in Scotland.
Our latest guest blog looks at poverty and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) from the perspective of public health. Katy Hetherington, Organisational Lead for Child and Adolescent Public Health at NHS Health Scotland, calls for action across all sectors to ensure...
In this guest blog, Douglas Hamilton, Chair of the Poverty and Inequality Commission, argues there is a need for our response to childhood adversity and trauma to take greater account of the impact of poverty. The Poverty and Inequality Commission’s...
Our second guest blog about the links between poverty and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) is by Dr Morag Treanor, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology at Stirling University. Poverty is a structural problem with a lack of income...