Social Justice & Poverty

New Right to Food film unveiled

The Scottish Human Rights Commission and Nourish Scotland have launched a new film to highlight what the Right to Food means

22nd November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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General election 2019: third sector news, views and analysis

General election 2019: TFN campaign round up

21st November 2019 by TFN

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Rapper Loki celebrates 80 years of Citizens Advice

The musician and campaigner speaks to CAB staff and clients in a new film.

21st November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Politicians “must ensure no care leaver lives in poverty”

Staf calls for wage and benefits reforms amid general election campaign.

20th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Poverty must be the key issue of the general election

Poverty must be put at the heart of the UK general election battle, charity campaigners have said

19th November 2019 by Graham Martin

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New era for Fife Gingerbread

The charity had been fighting for its future but is now planning to develop after securing a new home and appointing a new boss

19th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Child prostitution charity wins Mother Teresa award

Free a Girl has helped 4,500 young women escape from forced sex work in India.

18th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Poll: should Airbnb landlords face stricter rules?

Should Airbnb landlords face stricter rules?

15th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Minister hears the benefits of the Real Living Wage

SCVO's role as a Real Living Wage employer was recognised by a Scottish Government minister

15th November 2019 by Graham Martin

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Ten parties consider Gorgie City Farm bid

A range of charities and commercial organisations are examining whether to take on the site of the former community farm

15th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Universal Credit forcing women to prostitution

​Women are being forced to offer "survival sex" in order to feed their families

15th November 2019 by Robert Armour

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TFN Guide to running a charity or social enterprise is out now!

Don't miss it - TFN Guide 2019 is out now!

15th November 2019 by TFN

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Social Security Scotland to avoid using DWP’s toxic terminology

Research shows certain language stigmatises claimants

15th November 2019 by Robert Armour

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Sexual exploitation on the rise in Scotland

Record numbers of young people sought counselling from Childline over the past year as a result of exploitation

15th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Broken benefits system drives record foodbank use

The UK’s broken benefits system is driving record numbers of people to use foodbanks

14th November 2019 by Graham Martin

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Revealed: Over half of Scots win disability assessment appeals

Campaigners say the stats prove the process is unfit for purpose

14th November 2019 by Robert Armour

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Serco lock-change policy lawful, court rules

Campaigners hit out after ruling finds in favour of controversial housing provider.

13th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Social Enterprise Awards Scotland 2019 winners revealed

A host of top social enterprises were recognised at the annual awards gala

13th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Battle to restore community farm continues

Former staff and volunteers of Gorgie City Farm are founding a not-for-profit group to ensure funds donated by the public are used appropriately

12th November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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