A qualitative investigation of the impact of COVID-19 on disabled people in Britain argues that fundamental change is required to enable disabled people to regain what has been lost in the pandemic and also to gain full citizenship rights.
The Human Rights Research Students’ Conference, A human rights postgraduate researcher community: enhancing knowledge exchange, engagement & employability, presented 15 papers in five panel sessions. Held at the University of Glasgow in November 2017.
International Women’s Day and beyond: Women’s human and citizenship rights in Nepal – Sharmila Thapa of Samida Women’s Development Forum
The work of Sharmila Thapa of Samida Women’s Development Forum on women’s rights activism in Nepal.
Why the next focus for human rights work should be making rights real for ordinary people in their local communities and when accessing public services such as housing, health, social care and education.
Key issues identified by each discussion group during the break-out sessions of the Supporting Migrants in Welfare Reform workshop.
Unexpected, uplifting or challenging experiences encountered by volunteers in refugee camps in Lesbos and Calais.
Human Rights Act Consultation By Kurt Mills, Convenor, Glasgow Human Rights Network The government in Westminster announced in May 2015 that it intended to replace the Human Rights Act with a British Bill of Rights. No specific government proposals have been published yet, although the Conservative Party did publish an initial document on ‘Protecting Human…
Interview with artist Carla Novi, 33, from Mexico City, about her film , Desaparecidos about students campaigning for truth and justice for 43 trainee teachers who disappeared in Mexico in 2014.
By Dr Kurt Mills, Senior Lecturer in International Human Rights, Convenor of the Glasgow Human Rights Network The crisis of humanity we see in the Mediterranean and Europe is part of a much larger complex of issues related to how the international community deals with war, atrocities and humanitarian crises. The situation where hundreds of…
Introduction to the Glasgow Human Rights Network (GHRN) blog.