Tackling Inequality

Tackling Inequality

At Young Scot, we believe in a more equal Scotland, where all young people have the opportunity to reach their potential.

We're working with partners to help create opportunities for young people from minority communities, care experienced young people and young people facing other barriers to help access opportunities and offer help when needed.

Creating a fairer Scotland for all

At Young Scot, we absolutely believe in removing barriers to access and participation and giving a voice to those who face greater disadvantage.

We do this in a number of ways:

  • A proactive approach to involving underrepresented groups in our projects. If you'd like to help get in touch and sign up for our newsletter.
  • Working with partner organisations to help young people gain access to the Young Scot National Entitlement Card
  • Content campaigns to provide information on specific topics, such as young carers and young parents.
  • Providing Rewards and discounts so more young people have the opportunity to thrive
  • We embed equality and inclusion into all working practices.

Welcome to our equality work

We're working with some amazing partners to help young people or all backgrounds to access services, opportunities and the information they need to thrive.

Access To Sanitary Products Insights

Access To Sanitary Products Insights

Young Scot worked with the Scottish Government to gather insight on what young people and students think about periods and
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First Mentee

First Mentee

In August 2017, Charlotte Liddell from Buckhaven was announced as the successful candidate of the first edition of the ‘First
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Anti-loitering devices

Anti-loitering devices

Research by the Scottish Government, the Scottish Youth Parliament and Young Scot on anti-loitering devices ("mosquito" devices) has found that
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Access to Sanitary Products

Access to Sanitary Products

A survey developed by Young Scot and the Scottish Government found that, in the last year, around one-in-four (26%) survey
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Fairer Future Panel

Fairer Future Panel

Written by the Fairer Future Panel, who have been supported by Young Scot, the ‘Young People’s Ideas for Race Equality
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