Provocation Author – Women and Employment: Post COVID-19

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Provocation Author – Women and Employment: Post COVID-19   Anna Ritchie Allan, Close the Gap Anna Ritchie Allan is Executive Director of Close the Gap, Scotland’s policy advocacy organisation working on women’s labour market equality. She participates in a range of employer equality advisory groups, external policy working groups related to women and work employer,… Read more »

Case Study – One Parent Families Scotland

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One Parent Families Scotland: Kats’ Story   One Parent Families Scotland (OPFS) is the leading organisation working with single parent families across Scotland. One Parent Families Scotland provides single parent tailored information, support and advice, and campaigns with single parents to make their voices heard to encourage positive policies for single parent families.    Employment and… Read more »

Case Study – CBI

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Confederation of British Industry (CBI): Race at Work Action Plan   The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) is an organisation that speaks on behalf of 190,000 businesses of all sizes and sectors. Our corporate members together employ nearly 7 million people, about one third of private sector-employees. With offices in the UK as well as… Read more »

Case Study – NUS Scotland

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National Union of Students: Challenges of 2020   NUS Scotland represents the interests of over 500,000 students, that’s 10 per cent of the population of Scotland! We work to promote, defend and extend the rights of students in colleges and universities, along with apprentices. NUS Scotland was set up in 1971, making 2021 our 50th… Read more »

Case Study – Engender

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#WomenCovidScot   At the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, #WomenCovidScot was established as a way for women in Scotland to share their experiences of lockdown, furlough, unpaid care, and other issues. Through submitting stories anonymously on our website, or on social media, #WomenCovidScot provided a way to highlight the disproportionate impact of the pandemic on… Read more »

Case Study – SAMH

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For Scotland’s Mental Health   SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) is Scotland’s national mental health charity. Around since 1923, SAMH works in over 60 communities with adults and young people providing mental health social care support, services in primary care, schools and further education, among others.  SAMH is there for Scotland’s mental health and… Read more »

Provocation Piece – Mental Health

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Provocation piece – Mental Health Shakira Akabusi   Shakira Akabusi is founder of StrongLikeMum, a pre and postnatal wellness practitioner, speaker, writer and mum of 4, including newborn twins. Having trained clients for over 10 years Shakira is passionate about encouraging positive physical and mental wellbeing. Combining her expertise as a pre and postnatal specialist… Read more »

Case Study – LGBT Youth Scotland

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Promoting Health and Wellbeing in Scotland’s Youth   We are Scotland’s national charity for LGBTI young people, working with 13–25 year olds across the country. We also deliver the LGBT Charter programme to schools, organisations and businesses. Established in 1989 response to Section 28. a clause within the Local Government Act (1988) that banned the… Read more »

Provocation Piece – Mental Health

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Provocation piece – Mental Health Dr Samara Linton   Dr Samara Linton a doctor, award-winning writer and content creator. She is the co-author of  Diane Abbott: The Authorised Biography and co-editor of The Colour of Madness: Exploring BAME Mental Health in the UK. She can be found tweeting at @Samara_Linton. Web: samaralinton.com. I wake up… Read more »