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Close the Gap (SCIO) - Inspiring Scotland

Equality and Human Rights

Close the Gap (SCIO)

E&HR Project

A range of policy advocacy work to enable action that tackles the gender pay gap, and as a result, the barriers women face in entering and progressing in employment.

Find out more at Close the Gap.

Independent support for people accessing the social care system
15.04.2024

Independent support for people accessing the social care system

33 third sector organisations across Scotland are to be funded through Support in the Right Direction (SiRD), to provide independent support, information, advice and advocacy to people using social care and their carers.   Starting on 1 April 2024, funded services will receive a share of up to £9.2 million funding from Scottish Government across three

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Celebrating Our Future Leaders
27.03.2024

Celebrating Our Future Leaders

“Just because you are disabled don’t be afraid to chase your dreams. Go out and show the world you’re a fighter, fight for a job and fight for your rights. A disability won’t stop me, and I have a voice and I will let it be heard.” – Derek, Our Future Leaders graduate 2024  Derek

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Survivors of Childhood Abuse Support fund open for applications
22.03.2024

Survivors of Childhood Abuse Support fund open for applications

A fund to support survivors of childhood abuse is now open for applications from third sector organisations.   The new phase of the Scottish Government’s Survivors of Childhood Abuse Support (SOCAS) fund will invest in services supporting adults affected by childhood abuse, so they can enjoy a safe and healthy life, with improved wellbeing.  The purpose

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