A trade deal has been announced by the UK Tory Government where the product to be transported is people who have fled the horrors of conflict, war and oppression to seek help in a country they assume to be supportive of those living in terror.
In 1974 a group of East Kilbride factory workers refused to work on Rolls Royce engines used in planes of the Chilean Dictator Pinochet.
“My bill will enshrine a right to food in law, placing responsibility on the Scottish Government to make this a reality”
“The right to protest is important as it gives people the opportunity to create change.” – Emma
“With more than a quarter of a million children affected, poverty is the most significant human rights issue facing children in Scotland.”
“For me, women and children have been at the centre of so many of the developments of the past couple of weeks.”
Scotland’s Parliament has voted to enshrine the UNCRC into domestic law after MSPs passed the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill, 16th of March 2021.
“My proposal to enshrine the UN-recognised Right to Food in Scots Law would be a significant step forward in the fight against food poverty and provide a legal right to food.” Elaine Smith MSP
White Ribbon Orkney has recently been set up. It campaigns to involve more men in helping to address violence against women.
More than 13 organisations across the Highlands and Islands are jointly campaigning to raise awareness of domestic abuse and sexual violence and how it affects people in our local communities.