Equality News Update: Third Force News: Homelessness summit to take place

Reported by Third Force News – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media.  Organisations from across Scotland are looking to ensure people do not have to return to the streets as lockdown is eased A summit on homelessness in Scotland is taking place later today (Tuesday 28 July). … Continue reading Equality News Update: Third Force News: Homelessness summit to take place

Equality News Update: Glasgow Evening Times: Hidden Disability face mask exemptions card — what is it and how can I get one

Reported by Glasgow Evening Times – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media.  FACE coverings became mandatory in Scotland's shops on July 10 - but not everyone has to wear them. The First Minister has repeatedly stressed avoid the avoidance of self-policing of the coverings - reminding the public … Continue reading Equality News Update: Glasgow Evening Times: Hidden Disability face mask exemptions card — what is it and how can I get one

Equality News Update: The Press and Journal: Hate crimes against LGBT community hit record high across Aberdeen and Dundee

Reported by The Press and Journal – the news we share raises awareness of equality issues being reported in the media.  Homophobic hate crime has reached its highest level on record in both Aberdeen and Dundee, official figures show. Annual statistics released by the Crown Office show that crimes motivated by sexual orientation hit a … Continue reading Equality News Update: The Press and Journal: Hate crimes against LGBT community hit record high across Aberdeen and Dundee