The tampon dispatch – Perth’s solution to menstrual equity
For World Menstruation Hygiene Day, The Ferret visited the small city where the council claims to have spent £50,000 giving away sanitary products since 2018.
Violent assaults increasing at Scotland’s troubled private prison
Violent assaults have been rising more steeply at HMP Addiewell – Scotland’s troubled private prison – than any other jail last year.
Man linked to alleged Chinese secret police met with Boris Johnson
A businessman behind a Glasgow restaurant accused of being a Chinese secret police station met with Boris Johnson…
Home Office bill will “scythe” protections for trafficking victims in Scotland, lawyers warn
The bill, which could see trafficking survivors detained indefinitely or deported to Rwanda, was a “gift to traffickers”, they claimed.
Police Scotland reported sexually exploited children to immigration enforcement
Police Scotland passed the details of over two hundred victims of crimes to Home Office immigration enforcement teams in a two year period, including sexually exploited children and women who’d been physically attacked and trafficked.
Scotland’s councils underspend on period products
Less than half of the funding allocated to Scotland’s councils in the run-up to the Period Products Act was spent on the provision of period products.
Patriotic Alternative Scotland activist filmed at Merseyside riot
A member of Patriotic Alternative who attended the group’s protest in Erskine was filmed at a riot outside a hotel accommodating asylum seekers in Merseyside.
Erskine protest attended by far right activists linked to banned neo-Nazi group
A protest in Erskine against asylum seekers, organised by the far right group Patriotic Alternative, was attended by people from England with past links to a banned neo-Nazi terror group.
Far right group accused of trying to stir racial hatred in Erskine
A far right group in Scotland targeted by a government counter-terrorism strategy is seeking to exploit concerns in Erskine over asylum seekers being housed in a local hotel.