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.
In this guest blog, Minister for Childcare and Early Years Maree Todd writes about her hopes for children in the Year of Young People 2018. From touring Fife in a minibus on a children’s rights road trip with Members of...
There has been no shortage of commentary about the Scottish Government’s announcement that it will ensure John Finnie’s proposed Member’s Bill to give children equal protection from assault becomes law. While much of the media coverage has been supportive, some...
What would Scotland's justice system look like if it was truly designed around the needs of children?
In community hubs and church halls this summer, hundreds of conversations have started about how individuals, communities and society can transform the lives of both today’s and future generations of children, writes Mary Glasgow, Children 1st's acting Chief-Executive. The conversations...