The Scottish Youth Parliament believes that there should not be a definitive age for the perpetration of emotional abuse against children. If a definitive age is needed, it should not start from as young as 8 or 12.
SYP’s Equality and Human Rights Committee’s response to the Scottish Government’s consultation on ‘Protecting Children: Review of section 12 of the Children and Young Persons (Scotland) Act 1937…’ [November 2018]
Renewed by Conveners Group on 31 August 2019
Extended by Conveners Group on 22nd November 2020