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Response to Consultation on Land Rights and Responsibilities
Wednesday, 26 January 2022

The PEWG have responded to the Scottish Government's Review of their Land Rights and Responsibilities Statement.

Quakers respond to All Our Rights in Law consultation
Wednesday, 27 January 2021

 Quakers in Scotland have responded to the call for views by the independent task force set up by the Scottish Government which is currently consulting about a potential new Human Rights law for Sc

Strengthening Children's Rights in Scotland
Thursday, 15 October 2020

Quakers in Scotland make a submission to the consultation on the incorporation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child into Scots Law

Strengthening Children's Rights in Scotland
Monday, 5 October 2020


Quakers in Scotland are working with Together (Scottish Alliance for
Children’s Rights) on a new Bill to enshrine children’s rights into Scots
law.

Quakers join call for Just and Green Recovery from COVID-19 in Scotland
Monday, 15 June 2020

Quakers in Scotland have joined with civic society organisations in calling on the First Minister to discuss how Scotland can lead a radical response to the double crises of climate change and Coro

Who owns Scotland's land
Tuesday, 26 November 2019

Over 700 people attended  the

Villagers scour rubble for belongings scattered during the bombing of Hajar Aukaish - Yemen - in April 2015
Quakers challenge using public money to support arms manufacturers
Thursday, 6 June 2019

Quakers challenge the practice of using public money to support arms manufacturers, even if that money is targeted at secondary areas such as training and development.

Parachutes and rainsticks: young children learn listening skills through play. Photo credit:Jane Hobson
Quakers welcome Equal Protection from Assault bill
Thursday, 14 March 2019

Quakers in Scotland are welcoming a change in the law to move Scotland to become a more non-violent nation.

Banner saying "Immigrant rights are human rights"
Quakers welcome ambition for human rights in Scotland
Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Quakers in Scotland have produced this briefing for the Scottish Government debate on Human Rights on Thursday 13 December 2018

Opposing War Memorial Design
Quakers ask MSPs to support Conscientious Objectors memorial
Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Quakers in Scotland are asking MSPs to support a proposed Conscientious Objectors memorial in Princes St Gardens, Edinrburgh, which will be debated in the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday 5 Decembe

Peace pins produced by International Voluntary Service, available from Edinburgh Quaker Meeting House
Quakers in Scotland welcome Parliament Debate on UN International Day of Peace
Sunday, 16 September 2018

Quakers in Scotland welcome the Members Business Debate on the UN International Day of Peace 2018, taking place on Tuesday 18 th September.

Scottish Parliament recognises child rights and welfare concerns around armed forces activities in schools
Monday, 4 June 2018

Quakers in Scotland and ForcesWatch welcome the recommendations made in a report from the Scottish Parliament about armed forces activities in schools.