Afghan children run to school in a village on the road to Naghlu, near the French army base. AFP
If your child is suffering from trauma or extreme psychosocial deprivation, then s/he is at risk of developing stomach issues later which could affect the brain and behaviour, finds a new study.
Thousands of children are living in makeshift shelters six months after a devastating earthquake and tsunami pounded the Indonesian city of Palu, aid agencies said Tuesday, as authorities wrestle with a "painfully slow" recovery.
Two of six shelters across the UAE have enhanced their collaboration against all forms of violence against women and children through the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU).
Al Jalila Foundation, a global philanthropic healthcare organisation dedicated to transforming lives, today announced the launch of the third edition of the annual Ramadan campaign ‘basma’, smile in Arabic, in partnership with hospitality, leisure, and retail outlets across the UAE.
“We need our factories to reopen because we need to run our families,” said a garment worker. “Hunger doesn’t wait,” she added on television. Statements like these will keep worrying us, and always, if we don’t consider ways to deal with the galloping population in the developing world. It is a part of the world where water, food,
Some advice to clear up any confusion you might have over recent events in the land of the red, white and blue: Assume that everyone is armed and dangerous. That includes my furtive neighbours, the grumpy mail carrier, the impatient patrons in the queue at Walmart and the overworked clerks, the road rage guy tailgating me
While the Congress was going through the process of electing a new president, Rahul Gandhi was on a march from Kanyakumari at the southern tip of the subcontinent to Srinagar, capital of Jammu and Kashmir, in the north. Since Mahatma Gandhi, with 78 volunteers, walked 385 kilometres from his ashram in
Two recent road safety violations I witnessed tell me of the drivers’ deliberate ignorance. A father holds his son on his lap in the driver’s seat and ‘controls’ the steering. He smiles and enjoys the ‘drive.’ He often looks outside. His attention may be diverted as he talks to the family sitting next to him and another two in the back seat.