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SNP Vote in Favour of Criminalising the Purchase of Sex

17th Mar 2017
Rachael Adams

CARE for Scotland welcomes the move today by the SNP to endorse the Nordic approach to prostitution by criminalising the purchase of sex. The motion was proposed by Ash Denham MSP and seconded by Fiona Broadfoot.

Scottish Parliament

Named Person Scheme must be Responsive to Parents Needs

7th Mar 2017
Rachael Adams

Today, John Swinney addressed parliament about plans to reintroduce the Named Person Scheme after taking into consideration the Supreme Court’s ruling that the scheme was not compatible with the European Convention on Human Rights.

Over 100,000 Christians expected to be involved in 17:21 to showcase unity between Christian’s across UK

28th Feb 2017
Rachael Adams

With over 100,000 Christians expected to be involved, 17:21 promises to be an exciting initiative that will spread unity between different churches and Christian groups across the UK.

New Research indicates Scotland should act on Prostitution

24th Feb 2017
Rachael Adams

Research published today by the Scottish Government highlights the harm that prostitution causes and recognises that Sweden has had significant success in tackling prostitution by criminalising the purchase of sex.

Scotland Could Become ‘Sex-Tourism’ Destination

15th Feb 2017
Rachael Adams

In a landmark decision, the Republic of Ireland has followed Northern Ireland’s example by passing a law that criminalises the purchase of sex.

NI Legislation Leads the Way in Fighting Human Trafficking

15th Feb 2017
Rachael Adams

ROI passes law criminalising purchase of sex, heavily influenced by NI laws last night In a landmark decision, the Republic of Ireland has followed Northern Ireland’s example by passing a law which criminalises the purchase of sex.

New Website Equips Churches to Play a Central Role in NI Election

9th Feb 2017
Rachael Adams

CARE has launched Engage17 – a new election website in response to the snap election called in Northern Ireland. This website is packed full of key resources which will help enable people to choose who to cast their vote for on Election Day.

Government has a clear case to take action on FOBTs

31st Jan 2017
Chris Buttenshaw

New Report urges Government to act immediately to crack down on FOBTs

Current UK Tax Policy is Compounding British Fiscal Individualism Rather than Creating a Shared Society

18th Jan 2017
Rachael Adams

Urgent Need to Increase the Marriage Allowance


Ford Must Give Public and Experts a Voice on Abortion Bill Through Consultation

6th Dec 2016
Rachael Adams

Alliance MLA David Ford has introduced a bill to the Northern Ireland Assembly today seeking to liberalise the law on abortion if the unborn child will be born with a ‘fatal foetal abnormality’ – a term which is misleading, there is no medical defini

Breakthrough in the fight to keep children safe online

1st Dec 2016
Rachael Adams

The Digital Economy Bill was ushered through to the House of Lords yesterday after the Bill received an unopposed third reading in Parliament, meaning that it’s much closer to becoming law.

Flawed petition is being used to sway NI Assembly to change Abortion Laws

22nd Nov 2016
Rachael Adams

Green Party Deputy Leader, Claire Bailey MLA today has submitted an Amnesty International petition of 45,000 signatures to the Northern Ireland Assembly. This petition calls for major changes to Northern Ireland’s abortion laws.