Care charities have called for new guidance to make it easier for those who have been looked after to access their records.
Scotland must introduce formal reviews on domestic murders to help save lives, according to leading violence against women organisations.
Scotland's national records office says it will undertake a review that could see it count the deaths of homeless people for the first time.
Scottish legislation to protect trafficking victims is being overruled by UK immigration policy, say campaigners.
Around 70 per cent of brothers and sisters in care are separated from at least one sibling, despite human rights law that should allow them to stay in touch.
Senior figures working in homelessness are calling on the Scottish Government and NHS Scotland to urgently investigate the deaths of those who are homeless.
Research published by leading autism advocates shows that more than a third (34 percent) of parents claim their autistic child has been unlawfully excluded in the last two years.
Edinburgh's homeless system is reaching breaking point due to surging demand and a lack of housing. Meanwhile there's money to be made for private owners.
A family business running bed and breakfasts and hostels in Edinburgh that have attracted complaints has been paid £15m by the city council.