Christina McKelvie

Christina McKelvie

Written 5 posts

Minister for Older People and Equalities

We will not be silent on Female Genital Mutilation

12th July 2019

A commitment to the people of Scotland that we are taking long term action to change our society and make it a fairer and more equal place to live

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21st June 2019

Ahead of the 2019 Pride Edinburgh event, I reflect on my recent trip to Lithuania for Baltic Pride.

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International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

17th May 2019

This is an important day which reminds us that we must keep fighting the discrimination which many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people across the world continue to face.

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16 Days of Activism: How we are working to end violence against women and girls

10th December 2018

Scottish Government Equalities Minister, Christina McKelvie, shares her highlights from the United Nation’s 16 Days of Activism campaign.

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United Nation International Day of Older Persons

1st October 2018

Today is the United Nation’s International Day of Older Persons.  Across the world, the population is changing.  The United Nations’ own figures show that almost 700 million people are now over the age of 60.  By 2050, two billion people – over 20 per cent of the world’s population – will be 60 or older….

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