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‘I’m so proud of the progress I’ve made’

Eiman Mirghani is a chemistry student, blogger, advocate for peace and New Scot. She arrived in Glasgow last year after being forced to flee her home in Sudan. Here, she blogs about how participating...

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A wee message from a New Scot

Today people around the world are gathering to celebrate World Refugee Day. ...

Poverty and Inequality Commission established in law

In Scotland, one in five people live in poverty. At Oxfam Scotland, we know that if we're going to bring that number down then we urgently need to address Scotland's inequality problem. Poverty...

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Higher inequality in the UK linked to higher poverty, according to new LSE report examining data over the last half century

The growing gap between the richest and poorest in the UK is directly linked to higher rates of poverty, according to new research from the London School of Economics and Political Science. ...

A Menu for Change: Cash, Rights, Food

New partnership to prevent food poverty in Scotland receives funding from The Big Lottery Fund ...

Decent Work requires a real Living Wage

This blog first appeared as a guest blog on https://scottishlivingwage.org/ ...

Oxfam welcomes Fairer Scotland Action Plan but more action is needed on extreme economic inequality

Oxfam welcomes Scottish Government's Fairer Scotland Action Plan but says more action is needed to tackle extreme economic inequality   ...

Powerful testimony of low-paid workers in Scotland reveals a job to be done on work quality

Unique research project finds low paid workers priorities are too often not being met   ...

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Oxfam Scotland reacts to latest poverty and inequality figures

Reacting to the publication of national statistics for poverty in Scotland in 2014/15 [1], Jamie Livingstone, Head of Oxfam Scotland, said: "It is clear that not enough progress is being...

What Makes for 'Decent Work' in Scotland?

Initial findings of unique research project with low paid workers published ...

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