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Single Parents Day: Amina Muslim Women’s Resource Centre

21/03/2020

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Read the blog by Sara McHaffie, single parent and Ending Violence Against Women and Girls Development Officer at Amina Muslim Women's Resource Centre to mark Single Parents Day (21 March) 2020

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Single Parents Day: A dad’s story

21/03/2020

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Read Scott's blog on why he is a #ProudSingleParent, in celebration of Single Parents Day (21 March) 2020...

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Activities for kids when you’re social distancing

17/03/2020

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You’ve heard of rainy-day activities for kids – well, now many of us will be wracking our brains for “social distancing day” activities. To help make things a bit easier we’ve gathered some useful links with suggestions for home-based activities.

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International Women’s Day 2020: A time for action

08/03/2020

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Every year the United Nations recognises March 8 as International Women’s Day. This is a time to celebrate achievements and progress secured by women around the world, but ultimately, and most urgently, it is a time to call attention to how far we...

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Even It Up

Why you should care about unpaid care work

21/01/2020

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Oxfam’s ‘Time to Care’ report reveals the scale of global inequality linked to care work, ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos this week.

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Carer’s allowance supplement Scotland

20/01/2020

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The Scottish Government is paying a supplement to people in receipt of carer’s allowance.

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Out of School Care in Scotland – Plans for the Future

16/01/2020

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The Scottish Government have published a draft framework on out of school care for consultation.

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How universal credit is calculated

06/01/2020

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Universal credit is made up of different amounts called elements. These elements are added together to give you a maximum amount of universal credit.

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Warm home discount scheme

03/01/2020

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Many energy suppliers are now accepting applications for the Warm Home Discount Scheme.

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OPFS celebrated 75 years in 2019

15/12/2019

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To celebrate OPFS 75th Anniversary year we collaborated with photographer Amara Eno to create a body of work called The 25 Percent, which explores the lives of single parent families in Scotland.

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