A new report has called on the housing sector to make critical changes to improve the experience of social housing among people from minoritised ethnic communities in Scotland. In a partnership between Shelter Scotland, CEMVO, Heriot Watt University and abrdn Financial Fairness Trust, the research examined the accessibility of social housing in Scotland for adults at significant life transitions.
University of Stirling
Survivor-informed support for trafficked children in Scotland, is newly published research from the University of Stirling. The report documents the findings of young people in Scotland who have experienced trafficking and examines sustainable support for trafficked children to improve their long-term outcomes. The report also highlights the Illegal Migration Bill’s potentially seismic consequences for children who were trafficked.
Scottish Women’s Budget Group
Scottish Women’s Budget Group has published a new report on research detailing the gendered impact of austerity, as women act as shock absorbers for poverty in the household and manage caring responsibilities at the expense of paid work. Particular groups of women are hit hardest by increasing poverty and insecurity such as women with a disability, from ethnic minority communities and single parents.