Reported by Scottish Government News – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media. New legislation to improve the benefits system to help those who need it most has been unanimously passed by the Scottish Parliament today. The Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill supports the delivery … Continue reading Equality News Update: Scottish Government News: A step closer to tackling poverty
Reported by The Courier – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media. A sharp rise in the number of domestic abuse reports relating to women targeting men has sparked concern among authorities in Fife. Agencies in the region are probing if lockdown restrictions have contributed to the spike … Continue reading Equality News Update: The Courier: Lockdown spike in ‘woman on man’ domestic abuse attacks in Fife
Reported by FifeToday – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media. Minority ethnic people over the age of 60 in Fife can now benefit from the support of multilingual workers when accessing public services thanks to National Lottery funding. The Minority Ethnic Older People Project is a new … Continue reading Equality News Update – Fife Today: Lottery funding will help to reach ‘easy to ignore’ elderly Fife group
Equality News Update - The Courier: Kirkcaldy residents helped to eat well with new community pantry Reported by The Courier – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media. A new community pantry the Langtoun Larder will be run from East Fergus Place. Co-ordinator Geraldine O’Riordan said members of the … Continue reading Equality News Update – The Courier: Kirkcaldy residents helped to eat well with new community pantry
Bill to respect, protect and fulfil children’s rights.
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Janis McDonald, chief officer at deafscotland, highlights the importance of inclusive communication – sharing information in a way that everybody can understand.
Two Edinburgh based friends have raised thousands in order to bring a vibrant sober queer cafe to the city.
Covid-19 has supercharged inequalities for disabled people, a new report has claimed.
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Audit Scotland’s latest briefing paper has found that the coronavirus pandemic will have significant consequences for public spending in Scotland now and well into the future.
Kinglassie man George Wallace has completed his challenge to cycle the length of the UK to help fund treatment for a Glenrothes girl with cerebral palsy.
From pitheads to offices and hospitals to the factory floor, the work of women in Fife in the 20th century is being celebrated this week.
People with experience of mental health recovery have vast knowledge and skills that can help the wider public stay well during these challenging times, a new report has shown.
Edinburgh's LGBTQI+ community fear they are being targeted by 'fake GoFundMe pages' that play on vulnerable situations to make cash.