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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.

 
Emma Hutton welcomes the new Scottish Human Rights Bill - but wonders if it goes far enough

 
Disabled people cannot wait another seven years for their rights to be fully protected without action from the Scottish Government

 
Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP assesses the landmark legislation

 
Scotland's Bravest pays tribute to a remarkable woman

 
New report highlights that while some recent advancements have supported the realisation of the human rights of people with learning disabilities in Scotland, not enough has been done to enable them to live full, safe, happy and loving lives.

 
Since the decline of the pandemic, we’ve seen digital inclusion become deprioritised by services and people, even though in our increasingly digitised world we’re risking leaving more people behind than ever before.

 
We must reframe how the voluntary sector is characterised to reflect its social and economic contributions more accurately

 
Sean J Morrow on how the crisis has impacted his charity – and the toll it has taken 

 
A new paper has been published which presents a framework for digital inclusion in health and social care.

 
"No matter your age, the need for connection, community and somewhere safe where you can just be yourself and be loved for who you are is the same