Child Protection Guidance

mm30The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child states that every child has the right to protection from all forms of abuse, neglect or exploitation. These rights were incorporated into Scottish law with the passing of The Children (Scotland) Act of 1995, which states that anyone caring for a child must ‘safeguard and promote the child’s health, development and welfare.’ For your reference and information, we have gathered the links below on the subject of Child Protection Guidance;


Community Groups Child Protection Guidance

Inter-agency Guidelines to Protect Children and Young People in Highland

Keeping Children Safe: What we all need to know to protect our children

Keeping Children Safe: Information disclosure about child sexual offenders