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Children in Scotland Magazine is our flagship publication, providing essential reading for the sector.

Produced bimonthly, it offers diverse content updating you on the latest policies, projects and good practice impacting on children and families.

Each issue we interview a key decision-maker from the sector. We ask them questions of interest to our members and subscribers, with issues ranging from child rights to the arts, and mental health to equal protection.

Our Comment pages offer sharp analysis and viewpoints on current practice and policymaking, featuring guest opinions alongside a regular column from Children in Scotland Chief Executive Jackie Brock and contributions from members of our staff team.

The magazine’s Voices section showcases the perspectives and priorities of children and young people. In these pages we promote our participation and engagement activities, celebrate the work of our members, and hear from sector projects that are making their mark.

The magazine is published six times a year, in February, April, June, August, October and December.

Remember, if you are a member of Children in Scotland you can access the online version for free. Sign in and visit the resources area of the site to download.

To subscribe to the magazine phone 0131 313 2322 and we will take your order.

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Sample pages and select articles from Issue 184 (Feb-Mar 2018) available for a limited time only.

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Sample articles from the latest issue

People need a chance to thrive, not just survive

Jamie Cooke argues the benefits of a universal basic income

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Member Spotlight: Save the Children

"How can we all work better, together, to come up with solutions" - Mark Ballard

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Sample articles from our previous editions

Image anxious children? It's not a pretty picture

Young people need emotional resilience to view their bodies positively - and celebrate differences, write Nicky Hutchinson and Chris Calland

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Member Spotlight: Parent Network Scotland

"Our aim is to leave a lasting legacy so that communities can grow" - Jackie Tolland

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The picture of health - Claire Burnett

Claire Burnett tells us about the recently published ‘Vision for Health 2016’ – and how to keep the momentum going.

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One world - Neil Mathers

The current refugee crisis requires decisive and co-ordinated action across Europe.

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