United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

The Scottish Government and children want Scotland to be the best place to grow up.  They are asking organisations like Lead Scotland to play our part to promote children’s rights. Help us spread the word. In Scotland someone is a child up to their 18th birthday.

Download the Children’s Rights 10 minute training tool

Here are some resources which give you more information about  child rights in Scotland.

We have lowered the minimum age to volunteer from 18 down to 16 years old. So if this sounds like something you would like to do please email gphillips@lead.org.uk for more details or call 0131 228 9441.

Find out more about our projects working with young people in the North of Scotland with our short video: