#Scotland

  • Article: HIV Prevention Drug PrEP to Be Available on the NHS in England

    HIV Prevention Drug PrEP to Be Available on the NHS in England

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 17, 2020

    It's been hailed as a "milestone moment" by health campaigners. Read more

  • Article: Scotland Just Passed a Bill to Provide Free Period Products

    Scotland Just Passed a Bill to Provide Free Period Products

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 26, 2020

    Parliament will review the proposal before it becomes law. Read more

  • Article: How People in Scotland Are Crowdfunding Solar Energy Projects in Africa

    How People in Scotland Are Crowdfunding Solar Energy Projects in Africa

    By Helen Lock|Feb. 25, 2020

    The UK aid-funded platform Energise Africa has helped 452,000 people switch from kerosine to solar. Read more

  • Article: The Scottish Government Just Rejected a Bill That Would Guarantee Free Period Products

    The Scottish Government Just Rejected a Bill That Would Guarantee Free Period Products

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 10, 2020

    Advocates say the bill is necessary to completely end stigma. Read more

  • Article: These Bognor Regis Fridge Makers Are Helping Save Lives All Over the World
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    These Bognor Regis Fridge Makers Are Helping Save Lives All Over the World

    By Imogen Calderwood|Dec. 11, 2019

    From an English seaside town to Djibouti — a British invention is protecting children from disease. Read more

  • Article: Scotland Finally Pardons Gay Men Convicted Under Homophobic Laws

    Scotland Finally Pardons Gay Men Convicted Under Homophobic Laws

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 21, 2019

    Those affected can apply to have their former police record "disregarded" or wiped clean. Read more

  • Article: Twenty UK Universities Just Joined Forces to Buy Their Energy From Wind Farms

    Twenty UK Universities Just Joined Forces to Buy Their Energy From Wind Farms

    By Helen Lock|Oct. 8, 2019

    The institutions have signed a 10-year deal with renewable energy companies. Read more

  • Article: COP26 Climate Talk is Officially Coming to Scotland in 2020

    COP26 Climate Talk is Officially Coming to Scotland in 2020

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 11, 2019

    Glasgow will host the most important gathering on climate change since the Paris Agreement. Read more