Families’ Experiences of In-work Poverty in Scotland and Implications for Children's Human Rights

This briefing shares the experiences of families experiencing in-work poverty and how this has impacted on their children, highlighting issues such as childcare, education, health, welfare, cost-of-living crisis and food poverty.

This briefing outlines initial considerations towards a comprehensive Scottish policy landscape which delivers children’s rights and tackles child poverty once and for all, highlighting:

This briefing was developed as part of the Serving the Future project, a three-year change project funded by The Robertson Trust and undertaken in partnership with The Poverty Alliance and the Fraser of Allander Institute. It forms part of their work at the Institute for Inspiring Children’s Futures to reveal and help resolve the structural barriers to children fulfilling their potential.