Changes to the Law

Hi there, The Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill announced this week, that the maximum penalty for carrying a knife is to increase from 4 to 5 years. This press release, available here, immediately caught my attention. It was great to see that alongside this announcement, the role played by “Education, early intervention and prevention” were also…

No Knives Better Lives Project

Hi there. I’m Sonal and I co-ordinate peer education for the No Knives Better Lives campaign. This campaign has been running since 2009 and engages young people within their own communities. Peer education is a great example of how the campaign helps empower young people to address this issue of violence themselves. Here’s a wee…