Angela Constance MSP
Written 7 posts
Cabinet Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities
2nd June 2017
Originally published in the Scotland on Sunday- 28th May 2017 Why is it important that there are women and more women in positions of leadership across the public and private sectors in Scotland? Hillary Clinton famously summed up the first reason when she said: “human rights are women’s rights and women’s rights are human rights,”…
17th May 2017
Angela Constance blogs on International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.
21st March 2017
It should come as no surprise that, as Equalities Secretary, creating a fairer and more equal Scotland is something I’m passionate about. But it’s something that is becoming more important in this changing political landscape. Brexit has, unfortunately, been a factor in the raising of racial tensions and abuse in the UK, according to Home…
8th March 2017
Be bold for change. It’s a simple message for this year’s International Women’s Day and one we can all get behind. This international day is a chance to celebrate women’s achievements, contributions and gains. And it is also an opportunity to look at what more can, and should, be done to ensure equality in Scotland,…
20th February 2017
Angela Constance blogs on UN World Day of Social Justice, talking about the action being taken in Scotland.
15th February 2017
Scotland welcomes refugees. It’s a message that is part of our history. We opened our doors to refugees from Europe in the first and second world wars. Later we welcomed refugees from Vietnam, Bosnia, K osovo and the Democratic Republic of Congo. And in the past year and a half that message has particularly come…