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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.

John Dickie, director of the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) in Scotland, analyses the latest poverty statistics

Leigh McLean was one of four inspirational mums who battled five days of gruelling physical challenges for Sport Relief

Girlguiding Advocate and Girlguiding Scotland member Bethan looks at how Citizen Girl is creating a more equal future for women and girls

Juliet Harris, director of Together, analyses the decision to raise the minimum age children can be convicted of a crime

Rhona Cunningham reminds us that for thousands of children growing up in poverty, snow storms meant being cold and hungry

As he advances towards his 100th year, Norman Hutchison isn't giving up volunteering yet

Junior Award Scheme for Schools volunteer Fraser Munro examines the scheme's Malaysian rollout

Charlotte Bray was in her element at Capital Sci-Fi Con, a fundraiser in aid of Children's Hospices Across Scotland

Rhona Cunningham critiques the Department for Work and Pensions consultation on child maintenance and urges people to respond

Jim Sweeney, chief executive of YouthLink Scotland, looks at what can be achieved through the Year of Young People