Human Rights

Access to Justice for Everyone

Author / Creator: Scottish Human Rights Commission

Media type: Report

Date published: 2023

How might a new Human Rights
legal framework improve access to
justice in Scotland today?

Lift The Ban: Why Giving People Seeking Asylum The Right To Work Is Common Sense

Author / Creator: Lift The ban Coalition

Media type: Report

Date published: 2020

The Lift the Ban coalition, made up of over 200
non-profit organisations, think tanks, businesses,
trade unions and faith groups, is calling on the
UK Government to give people seeking asylum
and their adult dependants the right to work:
unconstrained by the Shortage Occupation
List, and after they have waited six months for
a decision on their initial asylum claim or
further submission.

The Human Rights of Asylum Seekers in Scotland

Author / Creator: Scottish Government

Media type: Report

Date published: 2023

The amount of restrictive legislation makes it important that the human rights of refugees are protected.

The Nation Talks, episode 134

Author / Creator: Daniela Nadj

Date published: 2023

Law Academic. Senior Lecturer in Law at St. Mary's University. Interested in women's rights, human rights, politics & discussing constitutional issues.

Human Rights Policy

Author / Creator: Scottish Government

Media type: Government policy paper

Date published: 2021

A description of existing human rights in Scotland and their application to international, governmental, and individual circumstances.

Human Rights in Scotland

Author / Creator: Amnesty International

Media type: Fact sheet

Date published: 2019

A description of the Human Rights Act 1998 and its implementation.

Human Rights [in Scotland]

Author / Creator: One Scotland

Media type: government report

Date published: 2019

A description of the current state of human rights in detail and how to exercise them in Scotland.

Women of an Independent Mind: The Future of Women’s Equality in Scotland

Author / Creator: Angela O’Hagan

Media type: Policy Paper

Date published: September 2020

This policy paper outlines a series of proposals for how to work towards women’s equality in an independent Scotland