First Minister Announces Bill to Enshrine UNCRC into Scot’s Law

Humanist Society Scotland welcomes the announcement that the UNCRC will be incorporated into Scot’s Law within the term of this parliament, and hopes that the Incorporation Bill will trigger the end of compulsory Religious Observance sessions in Scotland’s public schools – a system that the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child highlighted as not in keeping with Convention Rights in 2016.

Celebrating Wee Weddings!

It is an understatement to say that the last few months have been difficult for those who have had to reschedule ceremonies and drastically change their plans. However we are delighted to share with you some of the wonderful wee…

Malawi Partnership Fifth Anniversary Fundraiser

Since establishing our twinning relationship with the Association of Secular Humanists (ASH) in Malawi in 2015, your generous support has helped to fund ASH’s dedicated team of volunteers to work tirelessly to challenge witchcraft-based violence, promote and defend humanists and…

Happy bride, groom and guests shelter under umbrellas, standing on a rocky hill at an outdoor wedding

More humanist than Christian marriages in Scotland in 2019

Newly released official statistics reveals that for the first time, there were more humanist marriages in Scotland last year than there were Christian marriages of all denominations combined. Humanist marriages made up 23% of all marriages, while Christian marriages made…

Humanist National Memorial

Humanist National Memorial Ceremony will mark three months since lockdown with input from humanists from all four nations of the UK On 23 June at 11:00, Humanists UK – supported by Humanist Society Scotland – is holding a national memorial…

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