A World Bank watchdog is investigating claims of human rights abuses and poor conditions at overseas for-profit schools run by a company partly funded by the UK taxpayer.
Leading Scottish campaigners and church leaders have called on politicians to commit to “righting the wrongs” caused by a decade of austerity.
The Ferret and HuffPost investigate the impact of government austerity policy on the lives of disabled people in Scotland.
Official data reveals that over 22,000 women and girls in the UK have undergone female genital mutilation - but the tide is turning against this abusive practice.
Five years after the Euromaidan protests in Ukraine, a new movement is campaigning against Russian interference and for stronger EU ties.
The gap between what women and men are paid widened in favour of men at over 170 organisations in Scotland last year, including prominent companies such as Ineos, Babcock, Farmfoods and Brewdog.
Holyrood's £86 million pension fund has ploughed more money into fossil fuels and opposed bids to combat sexual harassment and hate speech after agreeing to make investments more ethical.
Campaigners are warning that a "dangerous precedent" has been set by a "brutal" ruling from Scotland’s highest court that evicting asylum seekers by changing their locks is lawful.
Victims of sexual violence are being forced to spend hundreds of pounds on mobile phones seized by the police, prompting calls for urgent action to halt the billing.