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In order to be active citizens who are equipped to declare Christian truth and demonstrate Christ’s compassion to society we need to make sure we are informed!

You’ll find here all the latest news and information on the areas we work in.  This is updated constantly so be sure to check in regularly for news stories, blogs, press releases and further reflection.

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Pregnant Woman with scan

Discrimination against people with disabilities starts before they are born

3rd Dec 2018
Rachael Adams

Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3 December). The aim of the day is to raise awareness of the issues that people with disabilities face and to mobilise support for their dignity, rights and well-being.

Women on a bed

MPs call for action on sex for rent scandal

29th Nov 2018
James Mildred

This week, MPs debated the worrying increase in sex for rent adverts after recent evidence of people offering free accommodation in return for sex.

WATCH: a real world example of family discrimination in our tax system

29th Nov 2018
James Mildred

Our friends at the Tax and the Family charity have published an interview with a one-earner family who talk about the ways in which the current tax system discriminates against them. UK is a cold place for families

vulnerable patient with drip attached

Supreme Court rejects assisted suicide challenge

28th Nov 2018
James Mildred

An attempt by a a terminally ill man to challenge the law on assisted suicide came to an end yesterday after the Supreme Court declined to hear a second appeal.

Women with her head in her hands

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

23rd Nov 2018
James Mildred

By Stuart Weir, CARE for Scotland Director #HearMeToo

WATCH: Govt urged to back vital modern slavery victims Bill

23rd Nov 2018
James Mildred

In a new video Lord McColl of Dulwich, the Peer behind the Modern Slavery (Victim Support) Bill argues that current modern slavery laws provide inadequate protection for victims. He also explains why his Bill can help address this shortcoming.     

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