Category Archives: my rights

Get money to do Anti-Bullying events with your pals

Now’s the time to get ready for National Anti-Bullying Week – which is from 14-18 November 2011. respectme and Youth Scotland are offering youth groups up to £1000 to come up with anti-bullying events and activities. You and your pals can … Continue reading

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Check out Childline’s new BSL videos

Childline have got some great new short films with British Sign Language. They have useful info on all sorts of things, like bullying, family relationships and abuse. Check them out on the Childline website here. Also new on the Childline … Continue reading

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Happy birthday to Children’s rights!

This November it’s time to celebrate the 21st Birthday of Children’s rights. That’s because the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) is 21 years old this month. The UNCRC is a list of rights that all children and … Continue reading

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The day that aliens from outer space visited our Pupil Council

Looking for examples of democracy in action, aliens from space are visiting pupil councils at schools around the country. Don’t believe me? Check out this comic Councils of the Galaxy, pictured below. Children in Scotland – the organisation that made … Continue reading

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Enquire interview on Young Scot website

‘Young people can play a really important role in challenging the stigma about getting support at school. The truth is that we all need extra help at some point in our lives’. This was the message Enquire gave in a … Continue reading

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The one in which Enquire enjoys festive cheer with the LGBT Youth Council

Enquire interview with the LGBT National Youth Council, about issues at school for LGBT young people, and what helps. Continue reading

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If you could visit the Parliament and ask a politician a question, what would you ask?

Got a burning question for a politician about issues that are affecting you and your mates’ lives? Now is your chance to ask it! This Friday, 21 August at 2pm, Young People’s Question Time will be hosted at the Scottish … Continue reading

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Need something fun to do this weekend? Check out the cool stuff going on for Refugee Week

A refugee is someone who has had to run away from their home country because it’s not safe to be there. It may be that they have had to leave because of war or because armed gangs or corrupt people … Continue reading

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Enquire talks to Vice Chair of Scottish Youth Parliament

Enquire talks to Vice Chair from the Scottish Youth Parliament to find out all the gossip and get info about their campaign ‘Being Young is Not a Crime’. Continue reading

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Respect is the word of the week

Met up with some of the lovely folk at RespectMe a few days ago. RespectMe is Scotland’s campaign to stop bullying. I thought this poster below was really cool – it has a very important message.   Being bullied hurts … Continue reading

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