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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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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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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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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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Images aim to reduce sensationilisation of knife crime

A collaboration between third sector groups and young people has seen a series of pictures produced which aim to make knife crime images better

12th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Political candidates lack diversity

A major study into the experiences of Scottish local elections candidates has revealed a clear lack of diversity among councillors

11th March 2019 by Graham Martin

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Charity chief executive pay revealed

The average salary for a charity boss has increased since last year, but they are working many hours of overtime a week

11th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Not all Scouts are boys

Scouts Scotland is celebrating the contribution of its female members to mark International Women's Day

8th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Disability and SNP campaigner turns on Scottish Government over benefit devolution delays

Activist says his first priority is to the sick and disabled as he fires broadside at "deadly" social security devolution delays in Scotland

8th March 2019 by Robert Armour

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Women benefit from Living Wage expansion

Women in part-time work are most likely to benefit from a pay increase to the real Living Wage

8th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Benefit change will have devastating effect on poorest pensioners

Changes to Pension Credit could cost some elderly couples up to £7,000 a year

8th March 2019 by Gareth Jones

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