Evan Williams argues that the success of the Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill will rely on policy initiatives that explicitly target welfare and housing provision.
Several reports from Policy Scotland to support the work of the Poverty and Inequality Commission.
Round-up of the Carnegie UK/Policy Scotland workshop on embedding Dignity and Respect in the Scottish Social Security system.
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.
Professor Kenneth Gibb, Director of Policy Scotland, comments on six key issues voters should be looking out for in the 2017 Scottish local government elections.
Dr Margaret Craig, GP in Possilpark and Springburn, Glasgow, was consulted by scriptwriter Paul Laverty for the development of ‘I, Daniel Blake’.
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.
The enormous growth in the severity, the scope and the incidence of benefit sanctions in the UK since the turn of the century
In early November, Glasgow University PhD students Mary Anne MacLeod (Urban Studies) and former Policy Scotland intern, Sarah Hamlin (Scottish Literature) spent time volunteering in refugee camps in Lesbos and Calais respectively. Over this blog series they will be sharing different aspects of their experiences. This first blog post deals with some of the unexpected,…
Human Rights Act Consultation 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…