PRESS RELEASE: Glasgow Social Justice Lawyers welcome announcement of legal aid for asylum seekers in Scotland facing eviction by the Home Office (word)14/09/2021
A group of social justice lawyers based in Glasgow have successfully secured an important gain for asylum seekers in Scotland – the right to access legal aid for representation in tribunal appeals, where they face eviction from housing that is provided by the Home Office.
Human rights groups call for Scottish ‘conversion therapy’ ban (word)16/08/2021
Amnesty International, the Human Rights Consortium Scotland and JustRight Scotland have told a Holyrood inquiry that a ‘comprehensive ban’ on ‘conversion therapy’ practices should be brought forward to protect LGBTI+ people in Scotland.
PRESS RELEASE: Trans equality charity welcome Court of Session decision on transgender rights (word)23/03/2021
Court rules that Scottish Government acted lawfully in including trans women in an equal opportunities measure to improve women’s representation on public boards.
PRESS RELEASE: Survivor Engagement: Assisting Integration in Human Trafficking (word)15/12/2020
Today, we held an online event to share the results of a 2-year EU AMIF funded project which has focused on the long-term integration of trafficked women recovering from sexual exploitation as well as empowering survivors of human trafficking to play a leadership and mentoring role in our responses to human trafficking at an operational as well as strategic and policy level in Scotland.
PRESS RELEASE: Scottish Trans joins legal challenge to protect gender equality on public authority boards (word)11/12/2020
Scottish Trans (ST), part of the LGBTI human rights charity Equality Network, have been given permission to intervene in a legal case which is seeking to throw out legislation passed two years ago, ensuring greater involvement of women in public life in Scotland. The Scottish Just Law Centre at JustRight Scotland is supporting Scottish Trans to prepare the legal intervention.