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Yemen: three years of devastating conflict and human rights abuses

Kate Nevens says UK government is complicit in Yemen catastrophe

28th March 2018 by TFN Guest

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“I awoke paralysed and struggling to speak”: how stroke changed my life

Stroke campaigner Eric Sinclair on the night that changed everything

28th March 2018 by TFN Guest

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The clock’s ticking for charities to address GDPR

Kate Wyatt reminds charities that the clock is ticking on GDPR

27th March 2018 by TFN Guest

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Getting together to celebrate fundraising

Susan Williams looks forward to a celebration of fundraising

27th March 2018 by TFN Guest

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Life saving work is what we do best

Jamie Livingstone, head of Oxfam Scotland, says the charity's work in Yemen proves its worth amid recent media attention

27th March 2018 by TFN Guest

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People don’t know how to react around MND

Ruth Williamson talks about how life has changed since she was diagnosed with MND in December of last year

26th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Care staff routinely exposed to second-hand smoke

Carer Dan Mushens wants a discussion on workers being exposed to smoke on home visits

23rd March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Time to deliver on poverty targets

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

22nd March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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I took on the Mother of all Challenges

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

20th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Let’s create an equal future for women and girls

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

20th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Raising age of criminal responsibility is only the first step

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

19th March 2018 by TFN Guest

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It’s inspiring to see the effect the work of our partners is having

Michelle Davitt reflects on her first few months as chief executive of Scottish Love in Action

19th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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To notify or not to notify: that is the question!

Lianne Lodge looks at Notifiable Events and what they mean for charities

15th March 2018 by TFN Guest

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By working together we will shape a fairer welfare system

​Jeane Freeman, Scotland's social security minister, gives a progress report on how Scotland's bold new system is shaping up

14th March 2018 by Robert Armour

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Not waving but drowning: so who’s to blame?

Robert Armour questions whether blame for a housing association's continued governance woes should be placed at the door of those running it

14th March 2018 by Robert Armour

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Winter of discontent: snow is not fun for too many children

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

13th March 2018 by TFN Guest

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Youth theatre saved me - now we must save it

Blythe Duff's impassioned plea to save Scottish Youth Theatre

13th March 2018 by TFN Guest

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Suicide prevention plan needs local and national leadership

James Jopling, executive director for Scotland at Samaritans, expresses disappointment at the development of the national plan

13th March 2018 by Gareth Jones

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When it comes to self harm, #TalkingIsHarmless

Penumbra's Robin Murphy reflects on Self Harm Awareness Day, and looks at what can be done to help prevent people from harming

9th March 2018 by TFN Guest

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