Equality News Update: The Scotsman: More funds to help refugees in Scotland reunite with their families

Refugees who flee to Scotland can now apply for grants to help their family settle in the country, even if they are still separated from their loved ones.

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Equality News Update: Devdiscourse: May 21: World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

UNESCO today is celebrating World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue & Development. The campaign #Unite4Heritage is a movement for the celebration and safeguarding of cultural heritage and diversity worldwide.

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Equality News Update: Fife Today: Sellotape men project aims to defy Dementia

Models created from Sellotape are to be installed in the Kingdom Centre as part of a project aimed at defying Dementia.

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Equality News Update: Third Force News: Charity to provide domestic abuse training for police

Police officers are set to receive specialist training to identify controlling behaviour.

Scotland’s new Domestic Abuse Act, which will be introduced next year, will make controlling and coercive behaviours a crime.

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Equality News Update: The Stewardship Report: May 16: International Day of Living Together in Peace

Following the devastation of the Second World War, the United Nations was established to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war. One of its purposes is to achieve international cooperation in solving international problems, including by promoting and encouraging respect for human rights and for fundamental freedoms for all without distinction as to race, sex, language or religion.

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Equality News Update: iNews: Human rights watchdog condemns Scotland’s lack of accessible housing

Thousands of disabled people in Scotland are being robbed of their dignity and independence due to the nation’s chronic shortage of accessible housing, the UK’s human rights watchdog has warned.

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