A Perspective from #iwill Ambassador Katrina Lambert, writing for YouthLink Scotland:
Youth engagement can sometimes seem like a daunting concept. How do you reach young people? How do you support them? Is it even worth it? And when talking about it on a global and national scale, the task seems even more momentous.
Luckily, as someone who has engaged with processes at a national and international level from the age of fifteen, let me tell you this – if you commit to doing it properly, global and national youth engagement is absolutely possible.
Last year, I, alongside fellow human rights defender EJ Carroll, broke records as the youngest person ever to present evidence to the UN Committee Against Torture in Geneva, highlighting Scotland and the UK’s breaches of children’s human rights.