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3 August 2021

Six things to know about our criminal justice funding

Jannat Hossain
Information for those applying to our new funding round to use legal action to address racial injustice in the criminal justice system.
Strengthening Civil Society
19 July 2021

Our hubs funding: what you need to know

Jannat Hossain
Information for those applying to our new funding round to support expert legal ‘hub’ organisations.
Strengthening Civil Society
7 July 2021

Children’s rights from United Nations Convention will soon be law in Scotland

Janet Cormack, Clan Childlaw
The law is being strengthened in Scotland to give UN treaty rights effect in Scots law in a landmark move for children’s human rights accountability. Janet sets out what this will mean for children and the organisations that support them.
Strengthening Civil Society
8 April 2021

The role of law schools & students in strategic legal work: UCL & Just for Kids Law

Lisa Vanhala and Jacqui Kinghan
In 2015, UCL students at the Centre for Access to Justice helped to collect evidence for a Supreme Court intervention which helped other young people access higher education.
Strengthening Civil Society
16 March 2021

Securing the rights of refugees fleeing domestic violence: JustRight Scotland & the EHRC

Lisa Vanhala and Jacqui Kinghan
How litigation, campaigning and advocacy, and working with the Equality Human Rights Commission helped secure the right of refugees to domestic violence protection.
Strengthening Civil Society
4 March 2021

The power of collaboration in helping families through crisis: North East Law Centre

Lisa Vanhala and Jacqui Kinghan
Sometimes the law isn't enough! North East Law Centre's Families Through Crisis works with community partners to support families holistically to solve other practical issues such as access to foodbanks and healthcare services.
Strengthening Civil Society
15 February 2021

The power of Freedom of Information requests: National AIDS Trust

Lisa Vanhala and Jacqui Kinghan
National AIDS Trust (NAT) used Freedom of Information requests to uncover the extent of unlawful pre-employment health questionnaires in London's social care sector and worked with providers and regulators to change practices.
Strengthening Civil Society
15 December 2020

Strengthening Civil Society: a year in review

Jannat Hossain
As we bid farewell to 2020 with the hope that next year will be better for all of us, we take a look back at our work over the past year to support civil society to use the law to achieve change.
Strengthening Civil Society
23 November 2020

In the spotlight: Chris at Unlock

Jannat Hossain
In the spotlight profiles some of the people behind our grants. In this blog, we spoke to Christopher Stacey, co-director of Unlock, which amplifies the voices of people with convictions to help them rebuild their lives.
Strengthening Civil Society
16 November 2020

In the spotlight: Joeli at Pregnant then Screwed

Jannat Hossain
In the spotlight profiles the people behind the grants. For this blog, we spoke to Joeli Brearley at Pregnant then Screwed, a charity she founded to tackle the motherhood penalty.
Strengthening Civil Society