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Millions of world’s children lack any record of their births
Rodney Muhumuza And Nirmala George And David Crary - ABC News, 16 September 2017. [16-09-2017]
Young people without IDs are vulnerable to being coerced into early marriage, military service or the labor market before the legal age. As adults they may struggle to assert their right to vote or inherit property.
Center focuses on protecting, healing kids, families
Tony Simmons - News Herald, 15 September 2017. [16-09-2017]
This center in Panama City, established in March 2000 to “protect and enhance the quality of life for victims of sexual violence and child abuse”, provides a trauma-sensitive, specialized approach that allows professionals to assess, identify and treat these victims as a one-stop provider coordinating community resources.
Children of the crisis: addiction’s smallest victims
Kirstin O’Connor - Click Orlando, 6 September 2017. [09-09-2017]
The most recent data from the US Department of Health and Human Services showed as the opioid crisis gets worse more children are being placed in foster care. Nationally, the numbers jumped eight percent between 2012 and 2015.
UK: School nurse shortage “putting children’s lives at risk”
David Connett - The Guardian, 25 August 2017. [25-08-2017]
The Royal College of Nursing said the loss of school nurses was leaving teachers without vital training and pupils without necessary support. It is calling on the government and local authorities to ensure school nursing services are properly funded.
Why are so many young children killing themselves?
Bob Curley - HealthLine, 24 August 2017. [25-08-2017]
Suicides among children under the age of 13 are still rare, but the number is increasing. ADHD and access to guns play roles in these tragedies.
Things to find before an aging parent has a medical crisis
Candy Arrington - Market Watch, 18 August 2017. [19-08-2017]
As long as aging parents are handling their own finances and managing day-to-day living at home, adult children don’t think much about needing to know the location of their parents’ important documents. However, a parent’s unexpected health event could precipitate an immediate need to get your hands on key information and secure valuables.
Why are we sentencing children to life in prison without parole?
Vincent M. Southerland and Jody Kent Lavy – Newsweek, 10 August 2017. [10-08-2017]
The barbaric practice of sentencing children to life in prison without the possibility of parole remains one of the most radically inhumane aspects of the American criminal justice system.
Children consuming online time “like junk food”
BBC News, 6 August 2017. [07-08-2017]
The British children’s commissioner has criticised the ways social media giants use to draw children into spending more time.
Children mean more than ‘happiness’
Jenet Erickson - Deseret News, 5 August 2017. [04-08-2017]
Researchers have long believed parental “happiness” sags between the arrival of the first child and the launch of the last child. Scholar Roy Baumeister described two peak periods of happiness: “The first comes between the wedding and the birth of the first child. The second comes between the departure of the last child from the home and the death of one spouse.”
10 Missing children abducted from India’s railway stations
Mark Townsend - The Guardian, 30 July 2017. [31-07-2017]
Scores of minors in Kolkata call Sealdah station home. The fate of hundreds a year is to be abducted and sold into slavery or the sex trade.
11 Forced migration was UK’s worst child abuse scandal
The Guardian, 20 July 2017. [21-07-2017]
Giving evidence to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, Brown said the mass transportation of 130,000 British children overseas between the 1940s and 70s amounted to “government-enforced trafficking”.
12 Children “exercise less as they get older”
BBC News, 17 July 2017. [17-07-2017]
The number of children doing an hour of exercise a day falls by nearly 40% between the ages of five and 12. A spokesman for Public Health England described the drop in activity levels as “concerning”.
13 Black families believe racial inequality growing in U.S. school
Bria Nicole Stone - AANIC, 7 July 2017. [11-07-2017]
Black families overwhelmingly believe that their schools are underfunded, and that racial inequality is growing, according to a poll conducted by The Leadership Conference Education Fund and the Anzalone Liszt Grove Research firm.
14 What we are doing to improve education for the children of South Sudan
Alice Albright - The Guardian, 4 July 2017. [05-07-2017]
Conflict in South Sudan has sent a million people over the border to Uganda and three-quarters of South Sudan’s children are out of school. There is a point in asking why the Global Partnership for Education has not spent money available for education in South Sudan.
15 Millions of children in England living in potential danger
Rachael Pells - Independent, 4 July 2017. [05-07-2017]
Collating figures on children deemed to be ‘vulnerable’ for a host of reasons, children’s commissioner Anne Longfield warns countless more could have ‘fallen through the cracks’ of local authorities.
16 How to protect babies and children from the dangers of hot weather
The Telegraph, 20 June 2017. [21-06-2017]
Babies and children are more susceptible than adults to the effects of heat and need to be monitored carefully during hot weather. Families are especially vulnerable when travelling abroad, or in a new location, where the baby equipment may be unfamiliar and the temperatures higher than at home.
17 Ukraine: 750,000 children at risk of losing access to drinking water
UN News Centre, 26 June 2017. [17-06-2017]
With the recent escalation of hostilities damaging vital water infrastructure in eastern Ukraine, at least 750,000 children are at imminent risk of being cut off from safe drinking water, UNICEF warned today.
18 Why kids need aunts and uncles in their lives
Monica Leftwich - IOL, 11 June 2017. [11-06-2017]
The role of a loving aunt or uncle in a child’s life should be a cherished one and, more important, a necessary one. So why does it feel like they are kind of underrated when it comes to building that village of support to raise a family?
19 UNICEF urges to close data gaps on vulnerable children
UNICEF, 1 June 2017. [02-06-2017]
At least 2.7 million children live in residential care worldwide and face increased risk of violence, abuse and long-term damage to their cognitive, social and emotional development, a United Nations study says.
20 South African goverment sees partnership as key in protecting children
SABC, 1 June 2017. [01-06-2017]
Minister of Social Development says the theme for this year’s Child Protection Week aims to get government and families to work together in the protection of children.
21 Children at risk: failing the vulnerable
The Irish Times, 12 May 2017. [13-05-2017]
The State has responsibility to care for vulnerable children and young people when their parents or guardians are unable to do so. Yet, an independent review published this week in Ireland shines yet another harsh light on the ability of our social services to respond to the needs of children whose safety or welfare is at risk.
22 Urgent action needed in ‘forgotten crisis’ in Central African Republic
UNICEF, 5 May 2017. [06-05-2017]
Without increased support, the lives and futures of more than 1 million children in the Central African Republic are under threat. While the country’s fragile recovery continues, sporadic violence and instability remains an issue, with an estimated 890,000 people remain displaced and more than 2.2 million people –half of them children– in need of humanitarian assistance.
23 Children in poorest neighborhoods most vulnerable
Ronnie Cohen - The Huffington Post, 25 April 2017. [26-04-2017]
Children in America’s poorest communities have three times the risk of dying from child abuse before age 5 as children in the wealthiest neighborhoods, a new study finds.
24 The next great medical innovations that could save children
Sandee LaMotte - CNN, 24 April 2017. [25-04-2017]
What medical advancements could save the lives of our children in the future? That’'s the question members of the American Academy of Pediatrics asked themselves. Their answers were published in the journal Pediatrics.
25 Belarus orphanage children found on brink of starvation
Alasdair Sandford - Euronews, 21 April 2017. [21-04-2017]
A scandal has broken in Belarus where nearly 100 children and young adults living in orphanages in the capital Minsk have been found on the brink of starvation.

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