Kinship carers – relatives who look after children when their birth parents cannot – have criticised a decision to hand the contract for a vital helpline and support service to national adoption and fostering organisations.
Rhea, 16, from Shetland, is working with Rape Crisis to raise awarness of sexual violence in rural communities by sharing more than 60 anonymous stories of young wormen, detailing experiences from unwanted touching to sexual violence and rape.
Amazon’s flagship Scottish distribution centre, developed with the aid of £6.3m in Scottish Enterprise grants, is now owned and registered in a tax haven.
There must be an inquiry into decisions taken to move asylum seekers from flats to hotels without carrying out vulnerability checks, say refugee campaigners.
Organisations supporting asylum seekers have expressed concerns for the well-being of asylum seekers moved from flats into hotels in Glasgow.
Lawyers representing thousands of women who secured the largest equal pay settlement in Scottish history are planning legal action against Strathclyde Pension Fund over delays to ensuring the payout is reflected in their retirement income.
Refugee organisers of a Glasgow protest in support of asylum-seekers have accused Police Scotland of failing to adequately protect them against far-right groups on the rampage.
The UK government must step in to prevent single parent families “drowning in poverty” because their child maintenance payments have stopped in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, it has been claimed.
A 30-year-old Syrian man died after moving to a hotel used by the Home Office to house asylum seekers amid the coronavirus pandemic.