A funder’s journey to investing in human rights.

By 26th November 2020 December 6th, 2021 News

A conversation between David Sampson, Deputy Director of The Baring Foundation and Judith Robertson Chair of the Scottish Human Rights Commission.

This podcast conversation draws on The Baring Foundation’s experiences of investing in human rights activity and explores the opportunity for independent funders in Scotland to set out on their own human rights journey and make rights real for the people and communities they work alongside.


If you’d like to find out more about human rights based approaches in Scotland, here are some useful links:

Scottish Human Rights Commission

Housing Rights in Practice; Lessons learned from Leith

Film about the Housing Rights in Practice Leith project

Transforming Lives Through Law (report from the Baring Foundation)

Supporting Systems Changers Through the Use of Collaborative Legal Approaches (a report from the Public Law Project)

Using the Law for Social Change: A Landscape Review

First Minister’s Advisory Group on Human Rights (which led to establishment of the National Task Force)

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