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Over 60% of young people who deliberately hurt themselves do so because they feel alone, a survey marking self-harm awareness day has revealed.

Charities have welcomed a move by Edinburgh City Council to reject proposals to reduce its budget for additional support needs by £106,000.

We’ve all got a role to play in giving Scotland’s children the best start in life says Sally Ann Kelly

A toddler kept deputy first minister Nicola Sturgeon company when she visited a drop-in centre in Maryhill, Glasgow.

NSPCC Scotland has revealed calls to its helpline for adults concerned about a child rose by 30 per cent last year.

The children’s bill must do more to protect the rights of disabled children, argues Jan Savage head of campaigns and policy at Enable Scotland.

Duncan Dunlop, chief executive of Who Cares? Scotland on why MSPs have benefited from listening to young care leavers’ experiences.