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BLOG: Prostitution as a Human Right?

10th Dec 2018
Stuart Weir

Today it should be a human right to not be in prostitution.

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UN’s 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women

23rd Nov 2018
James Mildred

By Stuart Weir, CARE for Scotland Director #HearMeToo

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Opt-out organ donation is just a placebo

6th Nov 2018
Rachael Adams

Today CARE for Scotland Parliamentary Officer, Dr Gordon Macdonald gave evidence to the Health and Sports Committee on why the Government’s proposals to change to an opt-out system for organ donation is just an expensive distraction. 

Gordon Macdonald on BBC Radio Scotland: opt-out organ system won't work

4th Sep 2018
Rachael Adams

The Scottish Government should drop plans to move to an opt-out system of organ donation and focus on measures which have been proven to work, CARE for Scotland said on BBC Radio Scotland today.

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Opt-out organ system will not work

4th Sep 2018
Rachael Adams

The Scottish Government should drop plans to move to an opt-out system of organ donation and focus on measures which have been proven to work, CARE for Scotland said today.

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A million couples are missing out on marriage tax break

6th Jul 2018
Rachael Adams

More than a million married couples who are eligible to receive the marriage tax allowance have yet to claim it, according to HM Revenue and Customs.

MPs tell Government paying for sex should be made illegal in Britain

5th Jul 2018
Rachael Adams

Yesterday Labour MP, Sarah Champion secured a debate in Westminster Hall to address how our current laws on prostitution in the UK are failing to deter traffickers, have not kept pace with technology and crucially, they do not protect victims.

Dan Boucher on BBC Radio Scotland: Does opt-out organ donation work?

28th Jun 2018
Rachael Adams

CARE's Director of Parliamentary Affairs, Dr Dan Boucher was on BBC Radio Scotland talking about why an opt-out organ donation system may not lead to an increase in organ donations.  Dan draws on evidence from The Nuffield Council of Bioethics and th

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New report highlights gambling is being normalised for young people

27th Jun 2018
Rachael Adams

The Responsible Gambling Strategy Board (RGSB) has today published advice to the Gambling Commission on children and young people and gambling, urging ministers to take action to stop the normalisation of gambling and gambling behaviour.

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Evidence Shows Opt-Out Organ Donation Fails to Increase Number of Organ Donors – so why is the Scottish Government pursuing it?

12th Jun 2018
Rachael Adams

MSPs should reject Human Tissue (Authorisation) (Scotland) Bill when it comes before the Scottish Parliament

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