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Jan 17 2023 7:27PM
A statement from Scottish civil society organisations on the UK Government’s intervention on the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill

This week, the UK government announced their intention to block the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill, which was recently passed overwhelmingly in the Scottish Parliament, from becoming law. We, the undersigned, wish to make...

Dec 20 2022 5:43PM
2022 - A year of Courage & Solidarity

Whether it’s “permacrisis” or “sportswashing”, some of the 2022 words of the year reflect what a tough year it has been for human rights. But amongst the many suggestions for entry into the pages of dictionaries, was the statement of...

Nov 30 2022 1:33PM
Women's and Human Rights organisations restate support for Gender Recognition Reform Bill

Women's and human rights organisations in Scotland, including Amnesty, have written to the UN Special Rapporteur for Violence Against Women and Girls restating their support for Scotland's Gender Recogntion Reform Bill. The...

Nov 28 2022 10:30AM
Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative

As the UK is set to bring together world leaders to act on sexual violence in conflict the government must be transparent about the double standards towards victims.

Nov 14 2022 10:22AM
Reviving the Bill of Rights is dangerous, ill-advised, and damaging for this country

Rishi Sunak must drop this Bill of Rights once and for all. It seems that the only person who wants this Bill of Rights is Dominic Raab. Bringing the bill back now, after it has been dropped and roundly condemned on all sides.