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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Bold action needed on Sustainable Development Goals

Oxfam Scotland has said politicians must ensure that no one is left behind in the bid to meet the goals

15th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charities back period poverty bill

A host of organisations have backed calls by a Labour MSP to ensure that women have a legal right to free sanitary products

15th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Charity welcomes ban on credit card gambling

The Safer Online Gambling Group said the move had been “a long time coming”.

14th January 2020 by Gavin Stuart

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Funding for more than 60 charities

The Bank of Scotland Foundation grants will see the organisations share almost £1.9million

11th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Finalists revealed for Burns Award

The annual ceremony recognises courage, commitment, inspiration and hands-on humanitarian efforts from people of any nationality, race, age or gender

10th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Girlguiding critical of Scottish Government period poverty policy

Free products won't be available to all

9th January 2020 by Robert Armour

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Charity demands fundamental overhaul to Universal Credit

Current scheme is poorly thought out and applied say critics

9th January 2020 by Robert Armour

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£1m to help ease Brexit hunger

A new partnership between a supermarket giant and a charity, supported by the Scottish Government, is set to reduce hunger in Scotland

9th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Foodbanks hand out 1,000 parcels a day

A staggering 600,000 food parcels were distributed over 18 months by charities across the country

9th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Castle reception launches Scottish Charity Awards 2020

Nicola Sturgeon launched the annual awards by meeting last year's finalists in the dramatic settings of Edinburgh Castle's Great Hall

7th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Revenge porn on the rise

Citizens Advice Scotland has reported that the amount of Scots seeking advice on revenge porn has doubled

6th January 2020 by Gareth Jones

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Citizens Advice unlocks £1.3bn for people since 2009

The network is calling on politicians to put the cost of living at the heart of their policies.

27th December 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Celtic fans raise record amount for good causes

Supporters donated £310,000 to the club’s Christmas Appeal.

23rd December 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Care leavers have 50/50 chance of homelessness

Barnardo's Scotland has teamed up with other organisations to provide purpose built houses for young people leaving care

23rd December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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A new hope which banishes despair

How a grassroots charity moved from despair to hope and is transforming a community

20th December 2019 by Graham Martin

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Legal eagles’ foodbank collection

In the run up to Christmas, staff and partners at Murray Beith Murray have worked together to help make a difference to the lives of people facing food poverty

20th December 2019 by Graham Martin

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Charity highlights “shocking” attainment gap

RNIB has called for an increase in educational support for children with sight loss

20th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Bags donated to care experienced young people

Madlug has sent 1600 bags to Scotland for delivery across the country to children in care

20th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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