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Cybersecurity lessons are vital for children

Steve Rosen - The Star, 19 December 2018.
19-12-2018
While there’s no 100% guarantee your child won’t become an identity theft victim, a few basic precautions can improve their odds of staying cyber-safe.
 

Why it’s crucial that children should learn philosophy

Brendan O’Donoghue - The Irish Times, 18 December 2018.
19-12-2018
Introducing philosophy to children at a young age provides a great opportunity to cultivate their sense of wonder; it helps to develop their ability to ask big questions and think independently.
 

Children as young as 10 fight, kill and die in Yemen’s war

NBC News, 19 December 2018.
19-12-2018
Some said they joined the Houthi rebels willingly, mainly because of promises of money or the chance to carry a weapon. But others described being coerced.
 

How to teach your kids non-verbal communication

Vaibhav Datar - The Indian Express, 18 December 2018.
19-12-2018
As parents we have this immense responsibility of teaching children the importance of body language, which is probably the only communication skill that is not taught in schools.
 

More couples are delaying marriage due to crushing student debt

Kimberly Lawson - Brides, 18 December 2018.
19-12-2018
Americans owe $1.5 trillion in student loans, and it’s still unclear how it impacts the day-to-day lives of young adults.
 

Thai Islamic Council bans marriage of children under 17

The Straits Times, 15 December 2018.
19-12-2018
Move puts an end to widespread practice of marrying off poor girls in country’s southern provinces.
 

Spain sees worst demographic balance since 1941

Xinhua, 12 December 2018.
15-12-2018
The main reason for the falling birth rate is that less Spaniards are getting married.
 

US: Most parents – and many non-parents – don’t expect to have kids in the future

Gretchen Livingston & Juliana Menasce Horowitz - Pew Research Center, 12 December 2018.
15-12-2018
About seven-in-ten US parents younger than 50 say it’s unlikely they will have more children in the future – and among childless adults in the same age group, about four-in-ten (37%) say they don’t ever expect to become parents.
 

On cultural and technological parenting

Julian Vigo - Forbes, 11 December 2018.
15-12-2018
After her second suspension from the bus for bullying, Ohio student was made to walk to school by her father.
 

Australia: is marriage changing?

Caitlin Fitzsimmons - Sydney Morning Herald, 9 December 2018.
15-12-2018
Some see evidence of the institution of marriage declining in popularity, but the author considers it as reflective of the fact there’s less social pressure to marry for the sake of it.
 
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