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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.

TFN reporter Gareth Jones analyses UN rapporteur Philip Alston's findings on poverty in modern Britain

Fiona Aitken looks ahead to Adoption Week Scotland, which is returning for the third time

Jess McBeath says the onus is on adults to help children stay safe online

Pete Ritchie tackles the bigger issues involved in solving holiday food poverty

Mary Glasgow examines why adverse childhood experiences and trauma are being widely talked about

Martin Crewe says that organisations need to focus more on what has happened to children, rather than what they have done

Sarah Robinson Galloway explains Action on Prejudice's new campaign

Joe Connolly defends the value of youth mentoring against suggestions it has little impact on academic achievement

​Lesley Scott of Tymes Trust argues ME can't be fixed through psychological interventions and the authorities need to take a different tact