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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.

An independent group of experts on food poverty has called on the Scottish Government to increase benefits rather than fund foodbanks

Hanna McCulloch says new child poverty figures are a reminder that the Scottish and UK Governments have plenty to fix regardless of Brexit

Children's charities from Scotland and the UK say effort must now be made to protect and promote children’s rights

Coalition of groups call for Scottish Government to set ambitious but achievable targets to eradicate child poverty

Funding has been put to use to create family visiting centres in Scottish jails

Campaign group wants education to be more inclusive

Charlie McCarthy on the inspiration behind educational charity Maura's Mission

Mobile communications and the internet playing an increasing role in the sexual abuse of younger children in Scotland

Youth, science and environmental bodies come together to harness the power of young minds to tackle air pollution

Charities are calling for bold action from new education secretary John Swinney to tackle learning problems in pre-school children from poor areas