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David Thomson: New bill could be to period poverty what the baby box was to infant mortality
David Thomson explains why efforts to provide a universal solution to period poverty in Scotland deserve support
UNTIL very recently, I had not discussed some of the issues surrounding women’s period with friends and family.
Even in the workplace, I had not had discussions with my female colleagues about their period, and I work for a private healthcare insurance company.
Scottish Government urged to introduce quotas for the number of public sector jobs created for disabled people
Disabled trade unionists across Scotland are to lobby the Scottish Government that there should be a specific number of people who work in the public sector that are disabled
Children's Parliament call for action to limit young people's exposure to alcohol
Both the Children’s Parliament and Alcohol Focus Scotland will publish their report on Thursday [19 September] at the Scottish Parliament, revealing concerns about the impact of frequent exposure to alcohol on children
Scottish Women's Aid: Domestic abuse is the number one reason why women and children are homeless
Research from Scottish Women’s Aid has found that more than three-quarters of homeless applications were from women who stated that they were in an abusive relationship as a reason for the application