Light the Sparks

We offer training for community groups across Scotland about human rights, delivered in a fun and accessible way.

We have run this training with Wise Women Glasgow, the Coalition of Carers in Scotland, Mental Health Foundation, Planning Democracy, and North Highland Women's Wellbeing Hub.

We do not currently have any resource to run these sessions free of charge but can offer them for a small fee. If you're interested please contact info@makingrightsreal.org.uk

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What people said:

"I had the privilege of completing a six-month Human Rights training programme with Making Rights Real, and what a heart-warming, memorable and life-changing experience it truly was."

“I never realised their importance till I learned about Human Rights on a daily basis. Human Rights are being breached left, right and centre. It’s going unnoticed and unchallenged. It’s being allowed to continue because most people don’t understand Human Rights and don’t think they can make a difference.“

Light the Sparks

Making Rights Real work alongside communities experiencing human rights issues, especially those who have been marginalised by laws, policies, practices or public authorities. We support communities to use the power of human rights to mobilise for economic and social change.

In response to requests from community groups, voluntary sector organisations and activists, Making Rights Real offer Light the Sparks where we talk about naming claiming our rights, covering

  • What is a human rights based approach?
  • Which human rights apply to you?
  • How can your community use human rights to make change?
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