Human rights are the basic protections and freedoms we all have. They’re based on core principles like dignity, fairness, equality, respect and autonomy. Read more about your rights in Scotland.
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Equality and diversity are key to Scotland’s success. We want to see public, private and third sector boards better reflect the communities they serve, with no ceiling for ambition and talent.
The Scottish Government is working to reduce and, ultimately, remove the barriers to equality faced by women and men in Scotland. Read more about gender equality issues including gender based violence.
Around one fifth of Scotland's population define themselves as disabled. Read more about the Scottish Government’s commitment to equality for disabled people.
Scotland is considered one of the most progressive countries in Europe in terms of LGBTI equality. Find out more about LGBTI equality in Scotland.
Scotland is a diverse, multi-faith and multicultural society, committed to promoting one Scotland where many cultures can thrive side by side.
While age equality content is being developed for onescotland.org, please visit the age equality pages on the Scottish Government website for more information on this theme.