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Knowledge Café 2017 – Audit Scotland

Posted by on 11 November, 2017 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Knowledge Café 2017 – Audit Scotland

As a secular organisation, and active campaigners for improved equality and ever-better human rights policies and practices, we see it our duty to learn how to listen across these invisible lines that divide our identities. And we try to help those citizens who come to us, learn how to communicate their own needs.

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The Scottish Secular Society’s response to controversy on Lewis

Posted by on 11 November, 2017 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Scottish Secular Society’s response to controversy on Lewis

The residents of Lewis and Harris have both enjoyed and suffered the position of isolation from the national narrative for too long.

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Equality and Human Rights Commission – Stakeholder Dinner

Posted by on 11 November, 2017 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Equality and Human Rights Commission – Stakeholder Dinner

I was privileged to represent the SSS at a recent dinner for stakeholders hosted in Edinburgh by the EHRC Scotland.

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Press Release: The SSS welcomes Norther Ireland’s referendum on the 8th Amendment

Posted by on 10 October, 2017 in Press Releases, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Press Release: The SSS welcomes Norther Ireland’s referendum on the 8th Amendment

This referendum is the result of a long-fought campaign to repeal the 1983 decision.

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Press Release: Response to Smyllum Park Allegations

Posted by on 9 September, 2017 in News, Press Releases, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Press Release: Response to Smyllum Park Allegations

Readers of the National will doubtless be aware of the highly disturbing allegations of violence and brutality against children who had been placed in the ‘care’ of nuns at Smyllum Park, Lanark.

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Press Release: Response to the evidence that Scotland is now Majority not religious

Posted by on 9 September, 2017 in News, Press Releases, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Press Release: Response to the evidence that Scotland is now Majority not religious

The Scottish Secular Society call upon the Scottish Government to recognise the rapid decline of religion in our society and realign our laws to reflect this attitude.

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Letters II: More secular society means we are happier

Posted by on 7 July, 2017 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Letters II: More secular society means we are happier

Long established structures, institutions and traditions are openly being questioned and, frankly, this is a good and healthy development.

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Report on Evidence Session of Bullying and Harassment in Schools – EHRiC

Posted by on 6 June, 2017 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Report on Evidence Session of Bullying and Harassment in Schools – EHRiC

A Committee examination of various issues relating to the bullying and harassment of children and young people in the Scottish school system.

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Evidence of Bullying and Harassment in Schools – EHRiC

Posted by on 6 June, 2017 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Evidence of Bullying and Harassment in Schools – EHRiC

The SSS thank the EHRiC for inviting our organisation to give evidence on bullying and harassment of children and young people in our Scottish schools.

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Welcoming the CoS move toward a more humanity-based morality.

Posted by on 5 May, 2017 in Press Releases, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Welcoming the CoS move toward a more humanity-based morality.

The Scottish Secular Society welcome the Church of Scotland General Assembly’s approval of an apology to gay people for the past discrimination they have faced in the Church.

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