Children's Rights and Wellbeing Impact Assessment
(CRWIA)

Scottish Sports Futures are committed to ensuring that children’s rights are upheld and are wholly in support of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).

CRWIA is an assessment process where you can identify, research, analyse, and record any anticipated impact of a proposed project on the human rights and wellbeing of children and young people.

Ministers committed to CRWIAs as a means of delivering their children’s rights duties under the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014 which embeds UNCRC rights in Scottish legislation.

The CRWIA is relevant to Scottish Sports Futures as we deliver a wide range of direct support for children and young people.

For further information please see CRWIA – training tool and Children’s rights legislation in Scotland

You can also view our own impact assessment here.

Child Protection and Safeguarding

Scottish Sports Futures’ child protection and safeguarding policy and procedures are based on the following principles:

  • The welfare of children and vulnerable adults is the primary concern.
  • All children and vulnerable have equal rights to protection from harm and abuse.
  • It is everyone’s responsibility to support the protection of children and vulnerable adults and to report any concerns about abuse.
  • All incidents of alleged poor practice, misconduct, and abuse will be taken seriously and responded to swiftly and appropriately.
  • All personal data will be processed in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and our Privacy Policy.
You can view our Child Wellbeing and Protection Policy here.
For further information about child wellbeing and protection in sport please also see resources from Children 1st here and here.

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