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‘Period products are not a luxury and access to them is even more important during a cost-of-living crisis’ – vows Minister for Social Justice

Period products should not be seen as a luxury item and available to more people struggling during the cost-of-living crisis, Minister for Social Justice Jane Hutt has vowed.

DEC Turkey-Syria Earthquake Appeal

Welsh Government provides £300,000 to support aid efforts in Turkey and Syria

The Minister for Social Justice, Jane Hutt, has today (Thursday, February 9) announced £300,000 of financial support to provide emergency aid and rapid relief to people affected by devastating earthquakes in southern Turkey and north-west Syria.

DMSP Hannah Blythyn and PLaid Cymru's Adam Price at launch of LGBTQ  Action Plan

Wales sets out ambitious plan “with hope at its heart” to reach goal of becoming the most LGBTQ+ friendly nation in Europe

“We want to improve equality and inclusion for all LGBTQ+ people, so as a community we feel safe to be ourselves free from fear, discrimination and hate.”

Speakeasy

Call for people in need to take up legal advice support

The Welsh Government is encouraging people in need of legal advice to come forward and see what support is available to them.

MSJ Jane Hutt with CNO Sue Tranka and BAWSO Chief Exec Wanjiku Ngotho-Mbugua

Welsh public asked to speak up if they spot the signs of “degrading and intrusive” forms of violence against women and girls

Members of the public in Wales are being advised to look out for women and girls who may be at risk from – or may have already been subjected to – virginity testing and hymenoplasty.

Welsh Government

Further funding for project helping women in prison keep in touch with their children

A project to help Welsh mothers in prison maintain positive relationships with their children has had further funding confirmed.

Pride Cymru LGBTQ

Survivors of ‘conversion therapy’ among expert group helping advise Welsh Government on actions to ban “abhorrent” practice in Wales

The Deputy Minister for Social Partnership, Hannah Blythyn, has today (Tuesday, January 17) announced a group of experts will work together to advise Welsh Government on actions to ban conversion practices in Wales for all LGBTQ+ people.

Welsh Government Ministers visit Cardiff & Vale Credit Union in Cardiff

Hundreds of thousands of pounds of funding for ‘lifeline’ credit unions as Ministers urge those struggling to turn to a safe place for help

Welsh Government Ministers have today (Thursday, Jan 5) visited credit unions across Wales as they announced continued funding of just over £422,000 a year for the organisations which offer vital support to those struggling with their finances.

Aberporth Village Hall

Community facilities in West Wales benefit from ‘crucial’ additional funds to meet rising costs

Community facilities in West Wales are set to benefit from ‘crucial’ additional Welsh Government funding enabling them to complete refurbishment works.

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Community facilities in North Wales benefit from ‘crucial’ additional funds to meet rising costs

Community facilities in North Wales are set to benefit from ‘crucial’ additional Welsh Government funding enabling them to complete refurbishment works.

Jane Hutt profile photo

Community facilities in Newport and Cwmbran benefit from ‘crucial’ additional funds to meet rising costs

Community facilities in Newport and Cwmbran are set to benefit from ‘crucial’ additional Welsh Government funding enabling them to complete refurbishment works.

Aberporth Village Hall

Community facilities across Wales benefit from ‘crucial’ additional funds to meet rising costs

Community facilities across Wales are set to benefit from ‘crucial’ additional Welsh Government funding enabling them to complete refurbishment works.