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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.

The number of death sentences handed down throughout the globe is on the increase, a new report reveals

Poverty scars our communities, in May we can begin to build the fairest nation on earth, says Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy

​Islamic scholar and activist calls on Muslim community to deter young people from joining terror group

Alex Johnstone says the Scottish Conservatives are making tough decisions on welfare to ensure support is there for the people who really need it

An ambitious new target has been set to massively increase the number of employers paying the living wage

Politicians must build on existing human rights legislation not erode it says commissioner


​Scottish Government will consider strengthening domestic violence legislation

Unemployment, a lack of social housing and inflation have all conspired to make young Scots most at risk of poverty, a new report reveals

UK government refuses call to cancel Work Programme and Work Choice in Scotland