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The National Commission for Justice and Peace advises the Scottish Bishops' Conference of the Catholic Church in matters relating to social justice, international peace and human rights, and promotes action in these areas.

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Image: Help protect domestic workers in the UK Walk Free Email Action
Excited for a new opportunity and the chance to help her family financially, Sara was brought to the UK by a family to work as a domestic worker in their home. But far from the life she imagined, she found herself locked in the house, working round the clock, with no-one to turn to for help. With support from a neighbour, Sara was able to escape, and now she is doing everything she can to help domestic workers still trapped in slavery   Read More...
Image: World Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking - 8 February A Light Against Human Trafficking
This is the 2nd World Day of Prayer 2016. We are asked to renew our encounter and  join together the values, choices and everyday actions that favour the end of all forms of exploitation and trafficking in persons. We devote a bit of our time to pray and reflect, to think and dream about the dignity and freedom of every person.   Read More...
Image: Continuing Conflicts that Create Refugees – January 2016 Deteriorated Situations: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Korean Peninsula, Yemen   Read More...
Image: Early day motion 956: Trident Replacement Please ask your MP to sign this EDM
That this House notes the publication of the Strategic Defence and Security Review and the National Security Strategy; further notes that the estimated cost of replacing the Vanguard Class of nuclear armed submarines has increased to £31 billion with a £10 billion contingency, and that the date of entry into service for the Successor submarines has been delayed;   Read More...
Image: Email Scotland’s party leaders about climate change ahead of the election Tell party leaders to turn climate ambition into climate action
2016 is election year here in Scotland. After last year’s climate agreement in Paris, what matters now, across the world, is what actually happens as a result of politicians’ climate promises.  Ahead of Scottish Parliamentary election in May 2016, tell Scotland's parties what matters to you.   Read More...
Image: 'Forward to Freedom' Exhibition in Scotland 'Forward to Freedom' Exhibition in Scotland. This exhibition on the history of the Anti-Apartheid Movement will be touring Scotland over the next few months, starting 1st to 5th February - in the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh   Read More...


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