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Human Rights Consortium Scotland reports to the UN on Scotland’s Human Rights Record

June 8, 2022

Every 5 years, the UK’s record on human rights is reviewed by the UN Human Rights Council in a process…

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Mental Health Awareness Week (9-15 May 2022)

May 10, 2022

📣 It is Mental Health Awareness Week (9-15 May) This year’s #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek is about loneliness. Most of us have experienced…

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Human rights in everyday life…

May 6, 2022

The people we work for exercise their human rights every day, by choosing what makes a good life for them.…

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New Self-Directed Support (SDS) sessions from Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living

January 21, 2022

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living (GCIL) is run by people with a disability for people with a disability. They will…

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The shameful legacy of the former Lennox Castle Hospital

January 11, 2022

An excellent article on BBC News (07.01.22) from Michael McEwan (Journalist and Disability Rights Campaigner) on the ‘shameful legacy of…

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Human Rights – Coming Home

December 9, 2021

“The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and…

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Human Rights Incorporation Fortnight 2021, 30th August – 10th September

August 30, 2021

There are BIG plans for a new human rights law in Scotland. The Scottish Government has committed to introducing a Bill…

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Open letter to Scottish Government over moves to relax Covid restrictions

July 9, 2021

C-Change Scotland are supporting an open letter (along with 83 other representatives of disability groups, disabled individuals or those who…

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New legislation on Human Rights for Scotland

March 12, 2021

📣 Today could mark the start of a new era for Human Rights in Scotland…Equalities Secretary Shirley-Anne Somerville has announced…

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Human Rights and COVID19

December 8, 2020

Greater equality does not occur by treating everyone equally. This truth should be self-evident. We do not experience our physical,…

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