Equality News Update: The Press and Journal: Grampian Autism Society highlights help available for those on the spectrum struggling with issues posed by coronavirus

NHS Fife has launched a new website to keep patients informed about local health and social care services during the coronavirus pandemic.Continue reading Equality News Update: The Press and Journal: Grampian Autism Society highlights help available for those on the spectrum struggling with issues posed by coronavirus

Equality News Update: The Courier: Domestic abuse charity ‘fully prepared’ for rise in cases during coronavirus outbreak

Women’s rights campaigners across the north-east and Tayside are preparing themselves for an expected increase in domestic abuse calls as fears are raised about coronavirus restrictions.Continue reading Equality News Update: The Courier: Domestic abuse charity ‘fully prepared’ for rise in cases during coronavirus outbreak

Equality News Update: The Courier: Coronavirus: Self-isolating Fife Traveller shocked as vandals daub ‘willies, balls and Nazi graffiti’ in ransacked caravan

A Fife Traveller who has been “self-isolating” at a friend’s house as a precaution against coronavirus was shocked to discover that his caravan had been broken into, ransacked and daubed with Nazi graffiti.Continue reading Equality News Update: The Courier: Coronavirus: Self-isolating Fife Traveller shocked as vandals daub ‘willies, balls and Nazi graffiti’ in ransacked caravan

Equality News Update: UK Human Rights Blog: Strengthening Children’s Rights in Scotland

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (‘the UNCRC’) celebrated its 30th anniversary on 20 November 2019. On the same day, the Scottish Government announced its plans to incorporate the UNCRC into Scots law. This means that the treaty will form part of domestic law in Scotland and its provisions will be enforceable by the courts. This is the result of many years of campaigning by children’s rights groups and civil society organisations.Continue reading Equality News Update: UK Human Rights Blog: Strengthening Children’s Rights in Scotland