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Fair Start Scotland – April 2018 - Children’s Rights Welfare Impact Assessment (Screening)

Fair Start Scotland – April 2018 - Children’s Rights Welfare Impact Assessment (Screening)

Friday, May 11, 2018

ISBN: 9781788518819

Fair Start Scotland employment support service will impact directly and indirectly on children and young people’s rights and wellbeing, Therefore, a CRWIA is required.

Executive Summary

Fair Start Scotland may impact positively on Children’s Rights and wellbeing. The service aims to reach out to those furthest from the labour market, including those with protected characteristics, e.g. those living within lowest 15% Scotland Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD), disabled people, lone parents, Minority Ethnic and other groups. By supporting those groups into sustained employment, Fair Start Scotland will have a positive effect by increasing families income and will improve the life chances of children and young people including impacting on child poverty within Scotland.