Media Volunteering Opportunity at FCE (Different Paths)

About this opportunity: Fife Centre for Equalities is carrying a study of people aged 55+ with experience of living, working or studying in Fife. We are hoping to improve the understanding of the different experiences of moving through life for people with protected characteristics. We are looking for volunteers to help us prepare an onlineContinue reading Media Volunteering Opportunity at FCE (Different Paths)

Hard Up Communities in Fife – Welfare Reform and Equality

This invitation to tender is to undertake investigative research to better understand the barriers experienced by communities of protected characteristics that are affected by poverty in Fife.

The research aims to deepen practitioners’ understanding of multiple barriers experienced by people in their day to day living and also help to ensure that the most vulnerable to poverty are not further disadvantaged because of their protected characteristics.
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Police Scotland’s Community Reassurance Message – 15 March 2019

Message from Assistant Chief Constable Steve Johnson.

Following the incident of Monday 19 June 2017 in Finsbury Park, London, I assure you that Police Scotland remains united with all communities. Obviously this comes soon after the attacks in London and Manchester as well as other attacks abroad. Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected.Continue reading Police Scotland’s Community Reassurance Message – 15 March 2019

FCE YOYP Equality Conference: a first step in finding #YourSpace

2018 was the Year of Young People and FCE committed to providing a platform for young people’s voices, ideas and experiences about equality to be heard. We were awarded £800 from BEMIS for the conference to invite young people to tell us what matters the most and explain what they would like to do toContinue reading FCE YOYP Equality Conference: a first step in finding #YourSpace

Equality News Update: CommonSpace: More than a piece of policy: Scotland’s trans youth say it’s time to see the humans behind the headlines

Following a year of intense debate around ‘gender recognition’, five trans young people speak to Caitlin Logan about what it really means to be trans in Scotland todayContinue reading Equality News Update: CommonSpace: More than a piece of policy: Scotland’s trans youth say it’s time to see the humans behind the headlines

Equality News Update: Daily Record: Scotland’s inequality against women, ethnic minorities and the disabled ‘is not improving’

A state of the nation report shows women, ethnic minorities and the disabled are still getting a raw deal in Scotland.

The authors of Is Scotland Fairer? – the country’s biggest study yet into equality and human rights – warn our nation’s inequalities aren’t going away.Continue reading Equality News Update: Daily Record: Scotland’s inequality against women, ethnic minorities and the disabled ‘is not improving’