“Every time we teach a child something, we keep him from inventing it himself.” Jean Piaget
UK Government Successfully Challenges Incorporating Rights of the Child into Scots Law: “the protection of children’s human rights must still happen.”
Bruce Adamson, The Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland, is clear that incorporating the UNCRC into Scots law is the most important way Scotland can uphold children’s rights.
Scotland’s Parliament has voted to enshrine the UNCRC into domestic law after MSPs passed the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill, 16th of March 2021.
“I share Aberlour’s commitment to making sure that a bad start doesn’t define the rest of someone’s life in 21st century Scotland.”
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child lists human rights which apply to every person under the age of 18.