Glasgow Disability Alliance
With an Isreali minister being denied access to the COP26 this week, disabled people say they feel excluded from the climate talks, and wider environmental discussions.
The Scottish Human Rights Commission has raised “deep concerns” as new research highlights many people relying on social care packages at home have had those reduced or completely withdrawn.
Women have been forced to perform more unpaid labour during the Covid-19 crisis with their collective lost earnings or productivity equating to more than £15m a day in Scotland, according to a new report.
Care packages for disabled people have been suspended with immediate affect due to staff pressures resulting from the coronavirus epidemic.
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.