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Family Breakdown Linked To Youth Homelessness

Arguments at home and a breakdown of family relationships are some of the major reasons for children and youths becoming homeless according to a leading charity.

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Alcohol and the family – the reality

A new report warns of the stark reality of life for families where drinking has reached hazardous levels and is calling for a series of wide ranging reforms to tackle the problem. The report, by charity 4Children, demands better support and information for families.

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Children affected by domestic violence

According to the charity, CHILDREN 1ST, recent figures released by the Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) have shown that there were 6,585 Scottish children present at domestic abuse incidents during December and January. These figures are based on the number of incidents known to the police. The actual number is likely to be a lot higher.

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SCRA publishes new information material

The Scottish Children's Reporter Administration (SCRA) has launched a new batch of information materials which aim to help children and young people going through a children's Hearing become more engaged in the process.

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Better system for child witnesses

Measures to improve the experience for child witnesses while they give evidence have been outlined by the Scottish Government.

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Mother loses custody of obese child

A seriously overweight young boy from Ohio has been removed from his family following concerns that his weight was putting his health at risk, reports Fox11online.com.

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NSPCC campaign calls for greater support for vulnerable babies

The NSPCC has launched a new campaign to highlight the vulnerability of babies and the needs of new parents.

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SCRA Annual Report published

The Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration (SCRA) has recently published its Annual Report 2010/11, which provides a detailed statistical breakdown of its activities during the year.

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Overweight children may be taken from parents

A couple from Dundee are facing the possibility of permanently losing four of their seven children, after concerns were raised about the children's weight levels, reports the Telegraph.

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