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How Govanhill’s link workers remove barriers to accessing healthcare

Not all of life’s maladies can be resolved in a 10-minute GP appointment. This is ...

By Lottie Hanwell, Greater Govanhill

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Women Warriors Photo | By Katie Kelly for The Clydesder

Women Warriors in Dumbarton

The women range in age from early twenties to seventies and at first glance might ...

By Katie Kennedy

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Govanhill Foodbanks Under Pressure with Donations Decreasing as Need Rises

During lockdown, Greater Govanhill reported on how some community spaces, in Glasgow’s Southside, were supporting ...

By Samar Jamal

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From football to art classes: How local survivor groups provide a safe haven

Glasgow is one of the highest ranking in terms of domestic abuse incident rates, with ...

By Devon McCole, Greater Govanhill

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A group of women from the Roma community around a table at a workshop in Govanhill

How the Roma community in Govanhill built a peer approach to removing barriers

A recent  independent review of health and health inequalities in Scotland made for sobering reading. ...

By Benjamin Kritikos, Greater Govanhill

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Samira and Thaveshni from Kairos Kitchen doing some cooking

Kairos Kitchen: a healing space for migrant women in Paisley

How a cookery group helps Black, Asian, minority ethnic and migrant women to build friendships, ...

By Laura Ndanuko, Migrant Women Press

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Lynn Cleal was awarded OBE for her work as chair of the St John Scotland Public Access Defibrillator Scheme, which was inspired by the Garelochhead and Rosneath Peninsula group.

How a group of residents became lifesavers for one peninsula

When ambulance cover for a community in Argyll and Bute was cut back, a group ...

By Julian Calvert, The Lochside Press

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Amma Birth Companions: providing vital support to women in need

Amma Birth Companions are a Glasgow-based charity who provide support to women, many of whom ...

By Jack Howse, Greater Govanhill

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Young women struggling to access the healthcare they need

The Status of Young Women in Scotland Report 2022-2023 provides much-needed research on issues affecting ...

By Samar Jamal, Greater Govanhill

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