From the 1st October 2009 until the 15th January 2010 the Care Leavers’ Association and the Scottish Institute for Residential Child Care ( were commissioned by the Scottish Human Rights Commission( to carry out research to inform the development of a human rights framework for the design and implementation of an “Acknowledgement and Accountability Forum” on historic abuse of children in Scotland

 This report has now been published and you can download this report here:

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