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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Published by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

TFN is published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Registration number SC003558.

More than half of young Scots carry out volunteering work - higher than in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Tam Baillie, children and young people's commissioner in Scotland, says getting the balance right between universal and targeted service provision is key

Scotland's First Minister has appointed Fiona Duncan to lead an independent review of Scotland's system for looked-after children

The Big Lottery Fund has awarded nearly half a million pounds to projects working to support young people to improve their prospects in life

Major research by the YWCA Scotland uncovers serious failings in school sex education that is putting the wellbeing of young women at risk

Someone gets in touch with the NSPCC every hour over adults using drugs in front of children

​Children's organisations speak out as High Court hearing takes place on UK government decision to stop taking in child refugees from Europe

Charities have hailed what they say could be a historic “turning point” in the fight to end child poverty

Alarming number seek help for viewing indecent images of children online

The Scottish Association of Young Farmers’ Clubs is to hold a Brexit debate next week