An opinion piece from EaRN project assistant Jenni, talking about consent in our sexual health choices.   It’s  Sexual Health Week 2018 (24th- 30th September) and the theme is consent. I want to share with you my thoughts, discuss contraception and sexual well being. First of all, a disclaimer, I have never written a blog post… Read More


NHS Lothian are looking for your views on their draft Equality Outcomes for 2018-2021 and their British Sign Language Plan for 2018-2021.   NHS Lothian Equality Outcomes 2018-2021 As part of their statutory duty under the Equality Act 2010, NHS Lothian must publish equality outcomes every few years and report on progress towards meeting them.… Read More


In this blog post, our Equalities Ambassador Luke Padfield writes about a new research project looking at the possible incorporation of the International Covenant on Economic and Social Rights into domestic law. The Scottish Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has recently announced that they are undertaking a new piece of research on the Incorporation of International… Read More


To mark the first year of the Equality and Rights Network (EaRN), we held a free collaborative event to identify key equality and rights priorities for Edinburgh citizens on Wednesday 25 May 2016. The morning began with a welcome from David Griffiths (Edinburgh Partnership lead on Equality and Rights and Chief Executive of EaRN member Ecas),… Read More