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Enjoying Economic and Social Rights?

The HRCS has submitted evidence to the UN on the delivery of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Scotland.  Our submission follows on from [...]

Training Key Agents

The HRCS is pleased to promote HELP, which is the Council of Europe’s European Programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals. It is aimed at training [...]

Human Rights Defenders

a Blog by Jo Ozga, Scottish Women’s Aid In the voluntary sector we don’t tend to describe ourselves as human rights defenders when asked what kind of work we do. But [...]

UN speaks out on HRA abolition!

The UN Human Rights Committee has published ‘Concluding Observations on the UK’ following the recent hearing in Geneva on the International Covenant on Civil [...]

Conference Delegates Plan Ahead

The HRCS second annual conference What next for human rights? benefitted from excellent speakers and enthusiastic debate from members and supporters.  There was agreement [...]

What next for human rights?

Alex Neil MSP, Cabinet Secretary with responsibility for Social Justice, Human Rights, Communities and Pensioners’ Rights will set out the future for human rights in [...]