Category: health and justice

The launch of Scottish Drug Policy Conversations

Anna Ross, a doctoral researcher, and Mike McCarron, a concerned citizen, members of the SDPC Steering Group, explain why they and others have initiated Scottish Drug Policy Conversations. We live in exciting and critical times. Across Scotland a wave of

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Phil Eaglesham responds to Nina Varswani on trauma and young prisoners

Phil Eaglesham is a Health Improvement Programme Manager for NHS Health Scotland, a mental health nurse, an artist / musician and a childhood victim of murder. For more on public health and justice see our Health and (In)justice issue from

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New scoping study sets out a way forward for tackling female genital mutilation (FGM) in Scotland

Nina Murray is Women’s Policy Officer at Scottish Refugee Council and author of the FGM report. Our launch issue featured articles on FGM in Scotland by Niki Kandirikirira and John Fotheringham. On 17 December at a packed event in Glasgow,

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