Our Equality and Human Rights Framework: Get Involved!

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Tracey Agyeman – our Network Coordinator – invites you to help co-create an Equality and Human Rights learning programme. 

We’re developing an Equality and Human Rights Framework:  a free digital tool and learning programme for voluntary and community sector (VCS) organisations.

It’s designed to explore how equality and human rights can help achieve your organisation’s core purpose – and how to build equality and human rights into your work.

We want to co-create the learning programme with VCS organisations so that together, using human rights and equality,  we can strengthen our sector’s voice.

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Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland guide: Rights in Mind

The Mental Welfare Commission have published a May 2017 guide to ensure mental health patients have their human rights respected at key points in their treatment.

The guide – called Rights in Mind (pdf) – is a practical document that lists people’s rights when they are first admitted to hospital, when they are on the ward, when they are discharged and when they are treated in the community.

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