Poverty is affecting the growth of unborn babies from as early as mid-way through pregnancy.
Scots Parents Struggle as the Cost of Living Crisis Bites Deep
Of the financial challenges presented, the one experienced by the most parents was reductions in the amount of money you are able to put aside or save for the future.
Calorie Count Consultation
“All food and non-alcoholic drinks that can be consumed immediately upon purchase without any further preparation is within the potential scope of the policy. “
Orkney’s First Community Fridge
Greener Orkney has been awarded a grant of £4,000 toward the initial setup costs.
Near Me Video Consultations ‘Stalling’ Due To Digital Inequalities
An independent report by Oxford University researchers and commissioned by the Scottish Government has published its findings and recommendations.
Aberdeen University Student Speaking at UN on Climate & Global Inequality
Tomás Pizarro-Escuti, a 4th year degree student in History and International Relations at the University of Aberdeen, has spoken at the United Nations 75 Global Peace Inter-Generational Dialogue for Scotland and has now been invited to contribute to a high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly.
Those Living in Poverty in Scotland Twice As Likely To Die From #Covid19
There have been 3,213 deaths in Scotland (as of 10th of May) where Covid19 has been mentioned as either the main or contributing cause on the death certificate.
The Shocking Pension Gap Faced By Women
On average, women in retirement have 55% lower pension income than men.
‘A Bad Start Shouldn’t Mean A Bad End’: Campaign to Address the Impact of Poverty on Young Lives
“A major reason for the higher incidence of early deaths was poverty and its impact across the whole of a child’s life”
Funding Support to Reduce Inequalities in Children’s Health
£1.7million of extra funding has been awarded to Scotland’s Health Boards to continue their work on reducing childhood obesity