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Duncan Dunlop explains why a decline in young people classed as Neet is good news for some but not for those with additional support needs

Alison Todd from Children 1st on the lessons we can learn from the Rolf Harris case

Matt Forde argues that the conviction of Rolf Harris reminds us how important it is to work together to protect our children

Selfie obsession is a symptom of low self-esteem says charity

Child protection workers are on high alert over fears about sex trafficking at the Commonwealth Games

Charities deny they called for children to be included assisted suicide bill

Claire Harvey argues technology is stifling young people’s imagination

A charity that has been providing youth sexual health services in the capital of half a century has launched a new preventative service for 18-25 year-olds

Scotland’s young people will have the chance to question representatives of both sides of the independence debate tonight

​NSPCC Scotland dealt with almost 80% more serious emotional abuse cases last year