Tickets are now on sale for the Scottish Storytelling Festival which take place from 13-29 October 2023.
“To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.” – Nelson Mandela, South African civil rights activist
UN Committee “deeply concerned that children and their families can be deprived of their nationality without notice”
“The Committee expressed concerns about the potential impact of the Illegal Migration Bill on children, the criminalisation of arrival without prior permission, and restrictions on the rights of asylum and family reunification. “
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.