Charity shops do great work fundraising for the sector, providing affordable goods, and recycling. But, with the High Streets struggling, are they too successful? Probably not – but the context is important.
Prevention is better than cure. When it comes to poor mental health, prevention can often mean resilience - but how can this be improved? Scope speaks with Action Mental Health about their efforts to do just that.
As image concerns go, it's a bit different; the Red Cross is a world-famous organisation held in high esteem. However, most awareness concerns the work in the world's worst disaster zones. Their day to day is less spectacular but just as important.
More young people are calling Childline due to eating disorders. Media can affect self esteem - but while it is fair to ask for certain standards from providers, it is more important to prepare young people for life in the digital age.
Siobhan Fitzpatrick CBE, CEO of Early Years - the organisation for young people, was awarded an honorary doctorate by QUB last week. Scope talks with her about four decades of pioneering child development.
The second half of our look at NICCY’s Statement on Children’s Rights in NI focuses on safeguarding – including protections from child sexual exploitation and bullying, and fair treatment for those subject to immigration control.
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