Social Justice & Poverty

Michelle Mone blasted for sending daughter on “poverty safari”

Reality TV show will see Mone's daughter visit Glasgow's east end

15th August 2018 by Robert Armour

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Charity to send politicians to prison

Families Outside is hosting prison tours for MSPs as it aims to show the challenges that families face

14th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Drug deaths should be preventable

Marlene Taylor reflects on statistics which showed that drug-related deaths are on the rise

13th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Hey Girls makes a Big Issue out of period poverty

A period poverty-busting social enterprise has hit the big time as it secured a major supermarket deal

9th August 2018 by Graham Martin

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Rape Crisis group in funding boost

The Scottish Government has given emergency funding to a support group which faced an uncertain future

9th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Funding for charities supporting Glasgow asylum seekers

Cash will help those under the threat of eviction

9th August 2018 by Robert Armour

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Rape Crisis group faces funding threat

Glasgow and Clyde Rape Crisis is understood to have lost funding over concerns it does not do enough for men

8th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Link between football and domestic violence is a myth

Academics have said football is often used as an excuse for unacceptable behaviour, with abuse often ongoing in nature

7th August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Homelessness charity’s choir helped me find home and family

Kenyan-born Benson is a member of Lost and Found Choir, an Edinburgh-based men’s choir run by homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust

6th August 2018 by TFN Guest

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Serco halts evictions as housing associations offer support

Legal bid halts evictions as third sector housing providers join to offer tenancy agreements

6th August 2018 by Robert Armour

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Host families wanted to give 300 asylum seekers a room

Charity asks householders to consider giving a spare room to asylum seekers threatened with eviction

3rd August 2018 by Robert Armour

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2018 will be the busiest summer for foodbanks ever

The poorest Scots are getting no respite from austerity as it was revealed that this summer is likely to be the busiest ever for foodbanks

3rd August 2018 by Graham Martin

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Asylum seeker charity runs out of cash

Small charity giving out crisis cash has run out of money

2nd August 2018 by Robert Armour

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First minister says digital skills work must go on

Nicola Sturgeon was speaking as a new service to tackle digital exclusion was launched, with the beneficiaries of a £220,000 fund also revealed

1st August 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Asylum seeker evictions could be unlawful

Social law firm to support asylum seekers threatened with eviction

1st August 2018 by Robert Armour

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Welfare cuts forcing more to ask for handouts

Fund has become a lifeline to those on the receiving end of welfare cuts

1st August 2018 by Robert Armour

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Charities can’t cope with mass asylum seeker eviction

Pressure mounts on Serco to halt evictions

31st July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Controversial awards ditched as entire board quits

Backlash leads to event being cancelled and board standing down

30th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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Outrage as 300 city asylum seekers face eviction

Asylum seekers will struggle to find any form of accommodation

30th July 2018 by Robert Armour

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