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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Poverty Truth Commission becomes a movement for change

People with lived experience of poverty will continue to lead the movement and campaign on issues such as Universal Credit

21st March 2019 by Susan Smith

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Project to help the marginalised be heard

New research and a documentary will be used to highlight social issues in Edinburgh, and to show the importance of early intervention

20th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Pupils take over The Big Issue

The Big Issue and Social Enterprise Academy partnered to produce the special edition of the magazine, created by school pupils

20th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Cyclone Idai appeal launched

Millions of people across three African countries have been affected by the natural disaster

20th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Concentrated land ownership hitting rural communities

The Scottish Land Commission has revealed some rural communities are being harmed by concentrated land ownership

20th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Premium In the driving seat: inspiring women of the third sector

To mark International Women’s Day – which took place on Friday 8 March – Third Force News spoke to some of the Scottish third sector’s most inspiring women.

20th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Children’s charity set to shut

Enterprise Childcare has provided support for families in and around Greenock for 28 years

19th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Premium Profile interview: Julia Unwin believes civil society is the canary in the mine

Susan Smith met Julia Unwin at the Gathering to discuss the future of civil society during this period of unrest

18th March 2019 by Susan Smith

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How a decade of austerity has punished the poorest

Cost of cuts: by 2022 80,000 more Scots children will have been plunged into poverty

18th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Devolved benefits delays will impact disabled Scots

Jeremy Balfour MSP says the Scottish Government had a chance to take control of the benefits system - and blew it

15th March 2019 by TFN Guest

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Tensions rise ahead of this weekend’s anti-racism rally

Organisations say Zionism is racism

15th March 2019 by Robert Armour

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Striking for their future: school pupils walk out to save the planet

School pupils in Scotland will join tens of thousands throughout the globe in a strike against environmental destruction

14th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Plans to support siblings in care welcomed

Laws will be strengthened to help keep siblings who are in the care system together

14th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Child poverty projects granted funding

Seven initiatives across the country have received support to help families who are fighting poverty

14th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Social Bite goes global

The Scottish charity has teamed up with Malala and UNICEF to launch a global sleep out movement

13th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Project aims to tackle maternity discrimination

Mothers are being asked to share their experiences as a charity aims to highlight the support available to women

13th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Glasgow climate strikers will not face school punishment

Glasgow City Council has become the latest to confirm that students who miss school to take part in global climate protests will not face punishment

12th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Poverty group seeks new members

The Poverty and Inequality Commission will have a key role in advising ministers and reviewing progress in reducing poverty and inequality in Scotland

12th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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