#Scotland

  • Article: Schoolgirls in Wales Are Going to Get Free Period Products
    Water & Sanitation

    Schoolgirls in Wales Are Going to Get Free Period Products

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 15, 2019

    As many as 141,000 girls and young women will be impacted. Read more

  • Article: This Scottish Organisation Is Helping Thousands of Girls in Malawi Learn Computer Skills
    Education

    This Scottish Organisation Is Helping Thousands of Girls in Malawi Learn Computer Skills

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 9, 2019

    It honours the legacy of British computer science pioneer Alan Turing. Read more

  • Article: HPV Vaccine Is 'Dramatically' Reducing Cervical Cancer Risk in the UK
    Health

    HPV Vaccine Is 'Dramatically' Reducing Cervical Cancer Risk in the UK

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 5, 2019

    “This is a veritable triumph for medicine,” says Scotland's clinical lead for cervical screening. Read more

  • Article: The British Public Helps Bring Life-Saving Baby Boxes to Mums in Kenya
    AdvocacyHealth

    The British Public Helps Bring Life-Saving Baby Boxes to Mums in Kenya

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 29, 2019

    The results of the pilot programme have been truly “astounding.” Read more

  • Article: Scottish Food Poverty Is Twice as Bad as Previously Feared
    Food & Hunger

    Scottish Food Poverty Is Twice as Bad as Previously Feared

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 27, 2019

    Food bank use might be worse than thought across the rest of the UK, too. Read more

  • Article: England's Secondary Schools Will Get Free Period Products. Here's What #FreePeriods Activists Think.
    Water & Sanitation

    England's Secondary Schools Will Get Free Period Products. Here's What #FreePeriods Activists Think.

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 11, 2019

    This is a huge win for the two-year #FreePeriods campaign. Read more

  • Article: This Scottish Council Is the First in Europe to Offer Paid Leave for Domestic Violence Survivors
    Girls & Women

    This Scottish Council Is the First in Europe to Offer Paid Leave for Domestic Violence Survivors

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 15, 2019

    “It is a recognition we are looking after the most vulnerable.” Read more

  • Article: Scotland Unveils Radical To-Do List to Become World Leader in Gender Equality
    Girls & Women

    Scotland Unveils Radical To-Do List to Become World Leader in Gender Equality

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 25, 2019

    It’s just kicked off 2019 in the best possible way. Read more