Resource Bank

This page provides useful links and resources about human rights in Scotland and the wider UK, including news sources, government bodies and organisations promoting rights.

Equally Ours Campaign

The Equality and Diversity Forum’s ‘Equally Ours’ campaign gathers stories and case-studies of how human rights have brought justice to people of all ages and walks of life including soldiers, pregnant women, people in the work place, victims of abuse, football fans and cancer patients.


Rights Info features infographics, news stories and explainers about human rights. Read 50 Human Rights cases that transformed Britain. Follow @rights_info

Scottish Human Rights Commission

The Scottish Human Rights Commission (SHRC) is the national human rights institution, spearheading Scotland’s National Action Plan for Human Rights (SNAP). Find out what is a human rights-based approach. Follow @ScotHumanRights

Equality and Human Rights Commission

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) works across the UK, to tackle discrimination and inequality and promote human rights. Read EHRC’s 2015 report Is Britain Fairer? Evidence from Scotland. Support the Power to the Bump campaign to address the pregnancy and maternity discrimination. Follow @EHRC and @EHRCSCOTLAND

British Institute of Human Rights

The British Institute of Human Rights (BIHR) is a UK-wide charity promoting positive image of human rights. Check out BIHR’s case studies of the 1998 Human Rights Act in action. Follow @BIHRhumanrights

Joint Committee on Human Rights

The Joint Committee on Human Rights is a Select Committee of both Houses of Parliament and examines Human Rights issues in the UK. Follow @UKParlJCHR