When I was a child back in England a group of us kids used to play at a family friend’s house. Their children were the same age as us and we often played together. Whilst we had fun playing football and tennis together there were times when safety issues occurred to no one. Her son had this dangerous habit of throwing darts at our feet. Clearly he thought he was being funny but if one of us had been stabbed, can you imagine the injuries we could have sustained?
Nothing leaves us as vulnerable as adversity does. It leaves us with a set of eyes, which stops seeing reason and a mind that turns incorrigibly manipulative. That’s why the hardened criminal is constantly found prowling for those felled by adversity.
Next week heralds the start of the enviably long summer holiday for millions of children across the UK. For many, this marks the start of six weeks of fun, cultural enrichment and family holidays, but for around 3 million children, the summer holidays are a period of stress, food insecurity, hunger and malnourishment.
On June 4th a group of 21 young people suing the US government over its failure to tackle climate change had their day in a federal district court in Portland in the northwestern US state of Oregon.
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.
Children on vegan and vegetarian diets should eat three portions of protein foods a day in order to get enough iron and zinc, nutritionists suggest.
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.
Over 2,000 children in the 2-10 age group ran a `marathon` against child abuse. The`marathon` was organised by the Samagra Shiksha and the J&K Sports Council in collaboration with the Jammu University and FM Radio Mirchi at the varsity campus.