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Just as women’s rights would never have been won without women at the helm, poverty will never be truly addressed until those who experience it firsthand are at the heart of the process.
A fresh, detailed report is calling on the Scottish Government to include people from the deprived areas in shaping and delivering anti-poverty policy.
Scotland's Poverty Truth Commission, which meets again on 16 April, will stress the need for a major change of culture in developing anti-poverty strategies.
The closing gathering of Scotland’s first Poverty Truth Commission will take place in Glasgow City Chambers on Saturday 16 April.
The closing gathering of Scotland’s first Poverty Truth Commission will take place in Glasgow City Chambers (George Square, Glasgow) on the 16 April 2011 from 2 – 4pm (doors open at 1.15pm).