Blog: Reflecting on the first year of the Rights in Justice Project
17th April 2024 | In this blog Claire Lightowler reflects on the progress that has been made during the first year of the Rights in Justice project
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'Alright?'
6 Sept 2023 | Clan Childlaw is delighted to present our 'Alright?' animation. We have been working with young people on ways of sharing their views and experiences in the legal system.
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New Training Programme: January - March 2024
15 November 2023 | Missed out on our recent training sessions? We've just announced new training covering multiple specialist topics for 2024.
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Clan Childlaw is Scotland’s law centre for children and young people. We protect and strengthen children’s rights and improve their lives.

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Clan Childlaw’s ‘Alright?’ animation has been nominated for a Scottish Design Award in the Animation/Moving Imagery category. This is a fantastic achievement for all of those involved in bringing this piece to life.  We are delighted to have been shortlisted amongst the other brilliant nominees. ‘Alright?’ is an exploration of...
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We’re delighted to announce that we are currently recruiting for three roles within our Operations and Development Team.  Clan Childlaw is Scotland’s law centre for children and young people. Clan Childlaw is a team and everything that everyone at Clan Childlaw does to deliver our services and keep things running...
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We are delighted to launch the first courses in our new programme of regular training, led by Clan Childlaw’s expert lawyers. We provide up-to-date information about the law in a practical and accessible way, with a focus on how the law can be used in practice to improve the lives of children and...

Blog

Children's Rights
In this blog Claire Lightowler  reflects on the progress that has been made during the first year of the Rights in Justice project.  The Rights in Justice project, funded by The Promise Partnership, is celebrating the conclusion of its first year, so it’s a good opportunity to reflect on the...
Copy of Housing and Homelessness
In this blog our head of Legal Policy, Katy Nisbet provides insight on Clan Childlaw’s perspective in relation to the recent publishing of the ‘Placing Children In Hotel Accomodation – A Human Rights Analysis Report’ by the office of the Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland. A report published last Thursday,...
Changes to the law
Following the launch of our Rights In Justice project in April 2023, Project Manager Claire Lightowler reflects on the developments and discoveries since then.  It’s been four months since we launched the Rights in Justice project – to improve legal support for children and young people in conflict with the...