Social Justice & Poverty

Thirty years in the third sector – how the environment has changed

Jonny Kinross reflects on the changes he has seen in the sector

17th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Funding pressures fueling stress within voluntary sector

Half of charity leaders admit stress amongst staff is more of an issue now than it was three years ago

18th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Support to deliver social security

A £500,000 fund is being opened for organisations which help people accessing new benefits to be delivered by the Scottish Government

18th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Award for Scottish philanthropist

Sir Ian Wood urged others to spread charity across the globe at a ceremony in New York this week

17th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Scotland tightens domestic abuse laws

Move will compliment "gold standard" of legislation

17th October 2019 by Robert Armour

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Sign of the times as foodbank for pet owners opens

Those struggling to feed themselves can't feed their pets

16th October 2019 by Robert Armour

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Voter ID risks ‘Windrush scandal for democracy’

Tory plans to force voters to present ID could disenfranchise millions, campaigners warn.

15th October 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Deacon Blue star backs homelessness campaign

Nightstop offers young people a safe place to spend the night in times of crisis.

15th October 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Pardon for gay men convicted of abolished offences

Men prosecuted for same-sex sexual activity are now able to have their convictions wiped

15th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Campaigners welcome bid to banish not proven

Three verdict system flawed, research reveals

11th October 2019 by Robert Armour

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Funding to help homeless this winter

The Scottish Government has announced further support to help the most vulnerable through the winter months

11th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Concerns raised over human rights in prison

Campaigners have called for an urgent government response to a new report detailing serious concerns about practices in prisons and police custody

11th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Poll: ban snacking on public transport?

Should snacking be banned on public transport?

11th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Charity alleges supermarket supply chain abuse

Chains such as Lidl, Aldi, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Morrisons are all using suppliers who subject workers to poor conditions, Oxfam has claimed

10th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Excellent poverty work comes at a cost

David Stewart MSP praises the work of the third sector in tackling poverty, and says it is vital that it continues to be properly funded

9th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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New anti-bigotry campaign launched

Two charities have teamed up to stress that bigotry is not hereditary

9th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social security campaign relaunched

A campaign to fight for the right to social security in Scotland has been relaunched amid rising levels of poverty

9th October 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Leave no one behind: the right to adequate social security

Rhiannon Sims discusses why the Scottish Campaign for the Right to Social Security (SCORSS) has re-launched with rights placed at its heart

9th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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We need to talk about poverty and smoking

Elizabeth Hurst-High examines the links between living in poverty and smoking

8th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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