GHRN Roundtable - Poverty is a Human Rights Violation: Perspectives and responses from Scotland

17th October 2013, 5.30 - 9.00pm

With civic hospitality provided by the Lord Provost of Glasgow and Glasgow City Council.

October 17th is the United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. In light of the recent damning statement from the UN Special Rapporteur on Housing regarding the Human Rights violations resulting from the ‘Bedroom tax’ and welfare reform in the UK, the Glasgow Human Rights Network invites you to join us for a Roundtable Discussion highlighting Poverty as a Human Rights Violation in the UK and Scotland’s response to this.

Confirmed speakers include:

Kait Laughlin, School of Social Sciences, University of the West of Scotland

Tricia McConalogue, Bridging the Gap and former co-chair of The Poverty Truth Commission

Duncan Wilson, Scottish Human Rights Commission and Leadership Panel, Glasgow Anti-Poverty Strategy

For more information, please see:  GHRN Roundtable: Poverty is a Human Rights Violation

The event is free and open to all but registration is required.  Please visit to register.