ME60+ Case Study 2: Accessing Personal Care

Mrs M's experiences Mrs M is of Asian origin and has been the primary carer of her husband since they moved to Scotland. Her husband was diagnosed with several physical and mental health conditions which limited his physical movement, subsequently making him largely dependent on Mrs M’s care. The family’s social worker decided to contact … Continue reading ME60+ Case Study 2: Accessing Personal Care

ME60+ Case Study 1: Befriending for Minority Ethnic Older People in Fife

Mr. C and his experience of looking for a befriender in Fife: Mr. C, referred to the project by a family member, is one of the clients seeking befriending support. Mr. C is of Eastern-European origin and has recently struggled to engage with others and has not had as much social interaction as he used … Continue reading ME60+ Case Study 1: Befriending for Minority Ethnic Older People in Fife

“What’s in a Name?” – Nina Munday (née To), Chief Executive, Fife Centre for Equalities

Recently I have been feeling uncomfortable with my surname.  I love my husband and I am happy to share his name.  However, professionally, I feel it isn’t right that I associate my success with a name that I wasn’t born with, i.e. not my own family name. It is well documented that people with ‘foreign’ … Continue reading “What’s in a Name?” – Nina Munday (née To), Chief Executive, Fife Centre for Equalities

Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics – 2018-19

In June 2018, FCE made an announcement that we were awarded £5000 by the Scottish Government to develop a local project to tackle the under-representation of disabled, minority ethnic or transgender women as voters, political activists and representatives in Fife.  We named this project as ‘Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics’. At the time, we … Continue reading Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics – 2018-19

Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics -Dismantle Barriers for Disabled / Minority Ethnic / Trans Women in Politics and Society

The fourth event in the Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics programme is here! This event looks at discussing and developing long-term solutions, aiming to eliminate the barriers that stop women from fully participating in society. Lunch will be provided, please let us know if you have any dietary requirements. We can also provide creche, … Continue reading Fife Women and Inclusion in Politics -Dismantle Barriers for Disabled / Minority Ethnic / Trans Women in Politics and Society