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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.

 
Matt Forde believes the UK's obsession with body image is having a serious psychological impact on young people

 
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

 
Claire Harvey argues technology is stifling young people’s imagination

 
Jim Sweeney, chief executive of YouthLink Scotland, examines the impact of the new National Youth Work Strategy ahead of a debate in the Scottish Parliament

 
Colin MacLean explains why Scotland needs the Partnership Commission on Childcare Reform

 
Heather Gray believes more action is needed to ensure deaf children get the same opportunities as everyone else

 
Barbara Schuler questions whether reforming the laws in relation to carers will really improve life for young carers

 
Susan Grasekamp is the Scottish Disability Equality Forum's chief executive. Here she discusses how schools are failing disabled pupils