More than 120 female trade unionists from workplaces across Scotland addressed child poverty issues at a two-day conference in Perth .
A Perth community hub will launch a new initiative next month in a bid to help tackle food poverty in the area.
One of the country's leading social change groups has warned poverty in Scotland is rising from an already "unacceptably high level".
Councillors have been warned there is no "silver bullet" solution to tackling child poverty after a new report revealed that around 4,000 youngsters across Perth and Kinross are living below the breadline.
FEATURE: ‘If I can escape roughest poverty you can too’, says author Kerry Hudson ahead of Dundee talk
Michael Alexander speaks to acclaimed author Kerry Hudson about her experiences growing up in extreme poverty.
Free meals for poverty-stricken families in Angus will be offered during the October holidays after the success of a summer “experiment” to tackle holiday hunger.
Councillor tells colleagues to stop fighting over skips and parking as 4,273 kids in Angus go hungry
Angus councillors have been told to stop bickering about parking and recycling while kids go hungry.
Around one in five children in Angus are living in poverty, according to a hard-hitting new report.
Tackling poverty: Why the founder of child hunger charity Dundee Bairns wants to be put out of a job
Michael Alexander chats to Dundee Bairns founder David Dorward about the growing need to feed hungry children in deprived parts of the city.
Children in Fife’s most deprived areas are suffering most from the impact of welfare reform, according to the most recent figures.