Children in the poorest areas of Scotland are about three times more likely to be injured in a road accident than those in the richest parts, according to research by a charity.
More than 14,000 school children are to be given their own copy of a short story as part of a council drive to combat littering.
Scientists blame pollution and pesticides as childhood cancer rates in Scotland soar by 34% in a decade
The number of child cancer cases in Scotland has risen by a third in the last decade, we can reveal.
A smacking ban in Scotland moved a step closer to becoming law after a majority of MSPs on a Holyrood committee supported the policy.
Scotland’s Children’s Minister has called for more people to consider becoming foster carers.
The chair of a taskforce looking into how to improve mental health care for children and young people has left the post.
Two thirds of parents say their primary schoolchildren regularly feel anxious about school life.
Holyrood has passed legislation which will prevent primary school-age children from being treated as criminals.
Survivors of childhood abuse in care who are either elderly or terminally ill can now apply for a £10,000 redress payment from the Scottish Government.
Whether slipping sweeties into sticky fingers behind mum’s back, or letting little ones stay up way past their bedtime, grandparents have always been the rule-breakers children gleefully look forward to visiting.
There was no time to call the midwife when Carol Sichi went into labour four weeks early on Scotland’s busiest road.