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United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Possible implications for Scotland for persons with mental disorder (2009)
Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2009). United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Possible implications for Scotland for persons with mental disorder. Green's Scottish Human Rights Journal, 47, 2

The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Dis­abilities ("CRPD") and its Optional Protocol1 came into force on May 3,2008 and the UK government ratified them on June 8, 2009 and August 7, 2009 respectively This fol­lowed a lengthy drafting proc... Read More about United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Possible implications for Scotland for persons with mental disorder.

From avoidance to acceptance: Mental health and the role of human rights in Europe. (2007)
Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2007). From avoidance to acceptance: Mental health and the role of human rights in Europe. SCOLAG : Scottish Legal Action Group bulletin, 356, 119-125

Jill Stavert, Lecturer in law at Napier University, reviews the treatment of mental health as a social and political issue and identified challenges still to be met.