“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.
“I am a proud descendant of extremists. Farmers in Galloway during the Killing Time of the 1680s, the brothers Gilbert and John Milroy”
“Once you give a charlatan power over you, you almost never get it back.” Carl Sagan
‘Home care services for the dying in Scotland are patchy at best’ : David Stewart, MSP, Labour
“I’ve noticed that Turkey is getting a lot of attention, being presented as such a lovely, lovely place to visit.”