Call for Gender-Based Budgeting Associate Proposals 

By Mere Greta | April 15, 2024

Having recently secured funding for a specialist post to the end of March 2025 we are seeking an experienced Associate (either working self-employed as an individual or an organisation) with a strong track record of working with community based inter-generational…

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: Making Rights Real contributes to HRCS written contribution for States parties under review

By Mere Greta | February 27, 2024

The Human Rights Consortium Scotland urged the UN Committee to question Government on civil and political rights in Scotland, in their recent written contribution to call for evidence. Making Rights Real contributed to the report, highlighting the racism and discrimination…

Making Rights Real welcomes two new Trustees!

By Mere Greta | February 12, 2024

From the Chair of Making Rights Real, Professor Jo Ferrie “I am thrilled to welcome Lydia and Sophie onto the Making Rights Real Board. Serving as Chair of the Board of Trustees in these early years of the organisation has…

JOINT CIVIL SOCIETY STATEMENT ON THE RWANDA BILL FOR SECOND READING IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS

By Mere Greta | February 1, 2024

Making Rights Real is excited to share an update about the Rwanda Bill joint statement for second reading in the House of Lords. We’re really pleased to say that Liberty collected 265 signatories on this statement, from a wide range of sectors.…

Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

By Mere Greta | January 19, 2024

Making Rights Real was thrilled to recently host a parliamentary reception celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights along with Just Rights Scotland, Amnesty Scotland and the Human Rights Consortium Scotland. It was great to bring…

Scottish Human Rights Bill for Scotland:  civil society organisations call on MSPs to voice their support

By Site Admin | December 13, 2023

Civil society and human rights organisations have called on the Scottish Government to take progressive steps towards the realisation of all our human rights in Scotland.   Making Rights Real joined with over 50 organisations have signed an open letter…

58 organisations write to First Minister

By Clare MacGillivray | December 11, 2023

To mark Human Rights Day 2023, Making Rights Real and 58 other organisations have signed a joint letter to First Minister Humza Yousaf. Organisations working in communities across Scotland have united to urge the First Minister to take progressive measures…

East Lothian Women’s Survey launches

By Clare MacGillivray | December 11, 2023

Making Rights Real along with Fa’side Women and Girls Group (FWGG) and the Scottish Women’s Budget Group (SWBG) today launched an important report that highlights the human rights impact of the cost of living crisis for women and girls in…

New Board Members: Join Us!

By Site Admin | November 23, 2023

Making Rights Real is a human rights organisation in Scotland that works with communities and grassroots activists to deliver human rights for everyone. We launched in 2020 and are currently developing human rights initiatives with community groups.  We are keen…

Reflections on a student placement with Making Rights Real

By Mere Greta | November 9, 2023

Hannah Kitchen Kirby completed a student placement with Making Rights Real in 2022, while studying for her Masters in Adult Education, Community Development and Youth Work. She tells us about her experiences here. My student placement with Making Rights Real…