Equality News Update: Third Force News: Young disabled people voice their vision for an inclusive Scotland

2018 is the Year of Young People in Scotland – but is life for young disabled people getting better?

Ahead of an event for young disabled people on 7 December in Glasgow, Inclusion Scotland is launching the #OurInclusiveScotland campaign to document the reality of being a young disabled person.Continue reading Equality News Update: Third Force News: Young disabled people voice their vision for an inclusive Scotland

Equality News Update: Sunday Post: Scotland’s sporting women saluted as stars insist race for equality is being won from the grassroots to the medal podium

IT’S game on for women demanding equality in sport.

And, as Scotland’s finest sportswomen were hailed at an awards ceremony in Glasgow, Maureen McGonigle, chief executive of Scottish Women in Sport (SWiS), says the ultimate goal is in sight.Continue reading Equality News Update: Sunday Post: Scotland’s sporting women saluted as stars insist race for equality is being won from the grassroots to the medal podium

Equality News Update: The Scotsman: Pavement parking should be culturally unacceptable – campaigners

A new culture making pavement parking anti-social was urged today campaigners for disabled people and pedestrians.

They want vehicles obstructing pavements to be popularly frowned on as part of a planned new law to ban the practice.Continue reading Equality News Update: The Scotsman: Pavement parking should be culturally unacceptable – campaigners

Equality News Update: CommonSpace: More than a piece of policy: Scotland’s trans youth say it’s time to see the humans behind the headlines

Following a year of intense debate around ‘gender recognition’, five trans young people speak to Caitlin Logan about what it really means to be trans in Scotland todayContinue reading Equality News Update: CommonSpace: More than a piece of policy: Scotland’s trans youth say it’s time to see the humans behind the headlines

Equality News Update: Daily Record: Scotland’s inequality against women, ethnic minorities and the disabled ‘is not improving’

A state of the nation report shows women, ethnic minorities and the disabled are still getting a raw deal in Scotland.

The authors of Is Scotland Fairer? – the country’s biggest study yet into equality and human rights – warn our nation’s inequalities aren’t going away.Continue reading Equality News Update: Daily Record: Scotland’s inequality against women, ethnic minorities and the disabled ‘is not improving’