BEIRUT/GENEVA (Reuters) – Government air strikes have hit hospitals and displaced persons camps in northwest Syria and killed about 300 civilians as President Bashar al-Assad’s…View More Air strikes hit hospitals, camps in northwest Syria, relief effort overwhelmed: U.N.
Children have had the highest poverty rate in the UK over the last 20 years, according to new research. Four million children were living in…View More Four million children living in poverty as numbers rise, says report
Bereaved children whose mother, 32, died from cancer the day after her hospital wedding were inundated with Christmas presents from kind strangers Karina Scott died…View More Children of mother who died day after her wedding inundated with gifts
In Japan, more and more children are refusing to go to school, a phenomenon called “futoko”. As the numbers keep rising, people are asking if…View More Why so many Japanese children refuse to go to school
KIDS at primary school should be taught about lesbian, gay and transgender issues in every lesson, according to a campaign group. Stonewall issued its voluntary…View More Primary school children should learn about LGBT issues in every lesson, campaigners urge – The Sun
BANGKOK (Reuters) – Pope Francis condemned on Thursday the exploitation of women and children for prostitution in Thailand, which is notorious for its sex tourism,…View More In Thailand, Pope condemns exploitation of women, children for sex
LONDON (REUTERS) – Pneumonia killed more than 800,000 babies and young children last year – or one child every 39 seconds – despite being curable…View More Pneumonia kills a child every 39 seconds, health agencies say
A British charity which distributes children’s shoes to those living in poverty around the world says it is seeing an increase in the number of…View More UK children in need of shoe donations as poverty levels soar
Group of east African children found in Belfast last week ‘had travelled to Northern Ireland in a shipping container with up to 50 other people’,…View More African children found in Belfast 'travelled in shipping container'
Online video games that let children buy extras in ‘loot boxes’ should be classified as gambling, says watchdog Game extras ‘can lead to children losing…View More Games that let children buy extras 'should be classified as gambling'
Too much reading makes children short-sighted, say experts who recommend kids get two hours of outside play time every day New epidemic of myopia in…View More Children 'must play outside for two hours a day or risk eye problems'
KARACHI, Pakistan — Hang him in public, cut him into pieces, put those in a box, and when they begin to rot, burn them and…View More Opinion | How Do You Dress a Six-Year-Old to Protect Him From Sexual Abuse and Murder?
‘Multicultural’ primary school BANS pupils from dressing up for Halloween party… because it’s not ‘inclusive’ for ALL children Parent council at St David’s RC Primary…View More School children banned from Halloween dress up as it's not inclusive
An Arizona man who claimed that a demon had possessed his 6-year-old son has been charged with killing the boy during an attempted exorcism, ABC…View More Man charged with killing boy, 6, during attempted exorcism