Posts Tagged ‘ Scotland ’

Scottish Parliament Information Centre briefing on Brexit, equalities and human rights

November 23, 2016
Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament Information Centre published a briefing on the impact of Brexit on equalities and human rights in October 2016. The briefing considers the impact Brexit will have on equalities and human rights. The focus is on legislation which has a basis in EU law, the protections currently offered, and what this could mean in the future.
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Scottish Government Fairer Scotland Action Plan

October 15, 2016
The Scottish Government

The Scottish Government published its Fairer Scotland action plan in October 2016. It outlines 50 actions to help tackle poverty, reduce inequality and build a fairer and more inclusive Scotland.
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EHRC Scotland annual report 2015/16

October 2, 2016
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The Equality and Human Rights Commission published its 2015/16 annual report for Scotland in September 2016.
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Scottish partnership project on women’s inequality at work – ‘Close the Gap’

August 31, 2016

Close the Gap is a partnership project working in Scotland on women's participation in the labour market. The project works with employers, employees and policymakers to enable and encourage action to address the causes of women's inequality at work.
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Consultation on a Child Poverty Bill for Scotland

August 31, 2016
The Scottish Government

The Scottish Government is consulting on proposals for a Child Poverty Bill. The consultation opened on 8 August and closed on 30 September 2016.
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SCVO campaign to promote Human Rights in the third sector

August 31, 2016

In August 2016m, the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) launched Introducing the #RightApproach, a campaign to promote Human Rights in the third sector.
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Scottish Government report: New perspectives on the gender pay gap

August 5, 2016
The Scottish Government

The Scottish Government published a report, 'New Perspectives on the Gender Pay Gap: Trends and Drivers', in June 2016. The report explains the different measures of the pay gap, breaking it down by age, sector and occupation and considers how it has been changing over time.
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What’s changed about being Jewish in Scotland: 2015 project findings

August 5, 2016

The Scottish Council of Jewish Communities published their report 'What's changed about being Jewish in Scotland' in July 2016, highlighting the findings of their 2015 project.
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Runnymede report: Scotland and race equality

June 21, 2016

The Runnymede Trust published a report 'Scotland and Race Equality: Directions in Policy and Identity' in June 2016.
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Scottish Government commitment to Equality Act socio-economic duty

June 9, 2016
The Scottish Government

In May 2016, Scotland's First Minister gave a speech outlining the Scottish Government's programme for the next five years, including a commitment to enforce the socio-economic duty in the Equality Act 2010.
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Scottish Government: Insights into key equality outcomes across Scotland

May 23, 2016
The Scottish Government

In May 2016, Scotland's Chief Statistician released 'figures of unprecedented detail for local areas and equality groups analysed over a three year period'.
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Scottish Human Rights Commission Strategic Plan 2016-2020

May 23, 2016
SHRC Scottish Human Rights Commission

The Scottish Human Rights Commission Strategic Plan 2016-2020 was published in May 2016.
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Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights – Promoting Good Relations

May 23, 2016
CRER

'Promoting Good Relations. New Approaches, New Solutions' was published by the Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights (CRER) in March 2016.
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Scottish Government: Race Equality Framework 2016-2030

April 1, 2016
The Scottish Government

In Spring 2016, the Scottish Government published its Race Equality Framework for Scotland 2016-2030, showing how the government aims to make progress towards racial equality.
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Equality and Human Rights Commission – Is Britain Fairer?

March 18, 2016
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The most comprehensive review ever carried out on progress towards greater equality and human rights protection in Britain was published in October 2015. Further reviews for Wales, Scotland, and England have also been published.
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Mapping Administrative Justice in Scotland

February 16, 2016

Mapping Administrative Justice and Tribunals in Scotland was published by the Scottish Tribunals & Administrative Justice Advisory Committee in February 2016.
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Scottish parliamentary report on race, ethnicity and employment

February 3, 2016
Scottish Parliament

In January 2016, the Scottish Parliament’s Equal Opportunities Committee published the report of its inquiry into race, ethnicity and employment.
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JRF viewpoint on poverty and ethnicity: Key messages for Scotland

February 3, 2016
Joseph Rowntree Foundation

'Key messages for Scotland' examines policy and practice in Scotland and makes recommendations about how to tackle poverty among all ethnic groups.
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Research report: ‘Elitist Scotland?’

January 7, 2016

Published in December 2015, this report looks at the social background of the people who run Scotland.
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Scottish Government analysis of ‘Gypsy/Travellers in Scotland’

December 21, 2015
The Scottish Government

'Gypsy/Travellers in Scotland. A Comprehensive Analysis of the 2011 Census' was published by the Scottish Government in December 2015.
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Scottish Government Equality Budget Statement

December 21, 2015
The Scottish Government

In December 2015, the Scottish Government published 'Equality Statement. Scottish Draft Budget 2016-17'.
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Research on attitudes to violence against women in Scotland

December 7, 2015
The Scottish Government

'Attitudes to violence against women in Scotland' presents findings from the 2014 Scottish Social Attitudes survey (SSA) on public attitudes to violence against women in Scotland.
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Scottish Recovery Network: Rights and Recovery in Mental Health

November 22, 2015

In October 2015, the Scottish Recovery Network published a briefing paper on 'Rights and Recovery in Mental Health'.
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Scottish Government review of ‘What works to reduce prejudice and discrimination’

October 19, 2015
The Scottish Government

'What works to reduce prejudice and discrimination? A review of the evidence' was published by the Scottish Government in October 2015.
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Inclusion Scotland: Rights and Resilience Project

October 14, 2015

In October 2015, Inclusion Scotland launched an innovative new project to help disabled people and their communities mitigate the negative impacts of welfare reform.
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‘Measuring Up?’ reports on Scottish public bodies’ performance on the Equality Duties

October 2, 2015
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The EHRC in Scotland is carrying out a programme of work monitoring listed public authorities' compliance with the Equality Act 2010.
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Working Together for a Fairer Scotland: Scottish Government Response

August 18, 2015
The Scottish Government

In August 2015, the Scottish Government published its response to the Working Together Review.
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Report on LGBT people’s experiences in Scotland

August 18, 2015
Equality Network

Published in June 2015, 'The Scottish LGBT Equality Report' reveals that despite recent advances in the law and social attitudes LGBT people still face widespread inequality in Scotland.
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Scottish Parliament Committee report on Women and Social Security

July 21, 2015
Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament Welfare Reform Committee report on Women and Social Security was published in July 2015.
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The Scotland Bill 2015

June 17, 2015
gov.uk

The Scotland Bill 2015 was introduced into Parliament on 28 May 2015. It includes a clause covering the implications for the Scottish Parliament's competence to legislate on equalities.
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