human rights

The ALLIANCE works to support human rights to be embedded in to health and social care policy and practice.

We have championed human rights and the rights based approach since our inception. Our vision clearly states that we want to see a Scotland “where people of all ages who are disabled or living with long term conditions, and unpaid carers, have a strong voice and enjoy their right to live well, as equal and active citizens, free from discrimination, with support and services that put them at the centre.”

Our aim is to mainstream equalities and human rights through all our work. We produce publications on human rights, have given evidence at the Scottish Parliament on human rights.

Find out more about our other human rights work:




A COVID-19 inquiry must hear everyone’s voice

Written by: Gillian McElroy

Published: 22/10/2021



They’re our human rights too

Written by: Lindsay Kinloch

Member: Scottish Commission for Learning Disability (SCLD)

Published: 13/09/2021



What hope can human rights in Scotland give to people with progressive neurological conditions?

Written by: Gill Dickson

Organisation: PSPA

Published: 30/06/2021

Case study

Case Study

“Suddenly, we were hit with the so-called ‘disability price tag’.”