Scotland

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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.

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.

Mark Baillie speaks to Belfast Newsletter: ‘Others must follow NI lead on sex laws’

16th Feb 2017
Rachael Adams

Mark Baillie, CARE's Northern Ireland Policy Officer spoke to the Belfast Newsletter about how the Republic of Ireland has followed Northern Irelands' lead in passing a bill to make it illegal for people to pay for sex and how this will have a crucia

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.

The Scotsman

Gordon Macdonald writes for The Scotsman on Proposals to Change the Organ Donation System in Scotland

10th Feb 2017
Rachael Adams

Gordon Macdonald, CARE for Scotland's Parliamentary Officer penned an article for The Scotsman, focusing on why changing Scotland's current laws on organ donation to one of 'presumed consent' leads to ethical dilemmas. 

Gordon Macdonald on STV News & BBC News to talk about Assisted Suicide

13th Jan 2017
Rachael Adams

Gordon Macdonald, CARE for Scotland's Policy Officer was on both STV evening news and BBC News to talk about Assisted Suicide.

STV News Logo

Gordon Macdonald on STV News - "Majority of human trafficking victims are sexually exploited"

13th Jan 2017
Rachael Adams

CARE for Scotland's Policy Officer, Gordon Macdonald, was quoted on STV News about the latest NCA data, which shows that the majority of human trafficking victims in Scotland are sexually exploited.

Gordon Macdonald writes for The Scotsman - "The message of Christmas reminds us to look after one another"

16th Dec 2016
Rachael Adams

Gordon Macdonald, CARE's Scotland Policy Officer writes for The Scotsman about how the message of Christmas reminds us to look after one another.

Nola Leach speaks to Christian Today

29th Nov 2016
Rachael Adams

Nola Leach, CARE's CEO, speaks to Christian Today about the problems posed by Nicola Sturgeon's plans for Scotland to offer free abortions to Northern Irish women. Nola warns that the proposals offer a "very disturbing constitutional precedent".

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