Reports and Research

Scotland’s response to children in conflict with the law: What data exists?

Wherever possible, children who come into conflict with the law should be kept out of the adult criminal justice system and ideally diverted from formal

Rights Respecting Justice for Children in Conflict with the Law

In 2021, in light of the commitment made by the Scottish Government to incorporate UNCRC into Scots Law, CYCJ convened a group of children’s rights

Youth Court Blueprint

CYCJ supports the development of Youth Courts in Scotland, as part of our ‘Reimagining Justice‘ work.  Drawing on feedback from sheriffs, children and young people,

CYCJ Annual Report (2022-2023)

Covering the period April 2022 – March 2023 this Annual Report outlines the recent achievements and developments to take place at the Children and Young

Understanding CCE In Scotland – Children and Young Person’s Resource

This interactive webpage was created on Canva by Holly Maclean based on research carried out in 2023 by Nesha Dixon for the Children and Young

Understanding Child Criminal Exploitation in Scotland: A Scoping Review

Commissioned by CYCJ, Action for Scotland and the Scottish Government, this scoping review seeks to establish a baseline understanding of the nature, scale and extent of

Glasgow Youth Court: Full Report

The Glasgow Youth Court is a judicially-led initiative, which has been supported by Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership (GCHSCP). It has been operational

Glasgow Youth Court: Young Person’s Report

CYCJ was commissioned by Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership to write a report on Glasgow Youth Court, gathering the views of those who

Secure Care Pathway and Standards: implementation report

The Secure Care Pathway and Standards outline what children in, or on the edges of, secure care should expect in terms of care and support.

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