Celebrating the life of Viv Adam

  It is with deep sadness that we share the news our friend and colleague Viv Adam has died.  Viv was a wonderful woman, who was vibrant and fun, compassionate and caring, and who had a real generosity of spirit….

A Letter From Scotland’s Children and Young People.

Young Humanist Scotland Ambassadors sign joint letter to local council candidates ahead of the upcoming local elections that identifies six key areas of concern for Scotland’s children and young people.

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2020 Scottish Humanist of the Year jailed for 24 years for blasphemy

Mubarak Bala, President of the Humanist Association of Nigeria, has been jailed for 24 years for Facebook posts considered ‘blasphemous’ Mubarak was awarded Humanist Society Scotland’s Gordon Ross Humanist of the Year Award in 2020 Humanist Society Scotland and humanists…

All Women Finalist List for Humanist of the Year 2021!

This year Humanist Society Scotland marked International Women’s Day by announcing the all-women nominee list for their Gordon Ross Award, an annual award that recognises individuals whose actions are deemed to be exceptional and in line with humanist values.

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Ukraine: Statement on defence of rule of law

The declaration of war on Ukraine by the Russian Federation is devastating and horrific. We stand in solidarity with the Ukrainian people and those in Russia protesting against the invasion of their democratic neighbour. These events sadly remind us of…

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