EMPOWERING FAMILIES WORLDWIDE
GLOBAL RESEARCH PROJECT
Search by topic
377 results for “Children” [from 01-01-2014 to 27-05-2019] - Page 1/16
Many parents deny how overweight their children are
Laura Donnelly - The Telegraph, 28 April 2019.
Experts said the research showed that parents were “in denial” about spiralling weight problems, convincing themselves it was mere puppy fat.
'Foreign children' in Syrian camp need urgent help
UN News Centre, 18 April 2019.
Help is needed urgently from the international community to help some 2,500 apparently stateless “foreign children” at a camp for the displaced, in north-east Syria.
Venezuela: UNICEF ramps up support for children and families
UNICEF, 5 April 2019.
In response to repeated power outages affecting much of Venezuela, UNICEF and its partners are reinforcing essential services through the provision of emergency power sources and supplies.
UK: Nearly three million children in poverty despite parents working
Hannah Richardson - BBC News, 28 March 2019.
A record 2.9 million children from working families in the UK are living in poverty after housing costs have been paid, the latest figures show.
Australia: Why are we losing so many Indigenous children to suicide?
Rob McPhee -The Conversation, 29 March 2019.
There is something especially shocking about the suicide of a child for whom life was just beginning.
UK modern slavery cases involving children doubles
Sarah Marsh - The Guardian, 19 March 2019.
A steep rise in the number of vulnerable children being lured into dealing drugs as part of the so-called county lines crisis has led to a doubling of modern slavery cases involving UK minors in Britain.
One in five Chinese children is overweight or obese
Katie Hunt - CNN, 19 March 2019.
The research, published Tuesday, found that while China’s rapid economic growth over the past two decades had been accompanied by a reduction in childhood growth stunting and thinness, the country has also seen a four-fold rise in the number of overweight and obese children.
Children in secure units “not safe from sex abuse”
BBC News, 28 February 2019.
The investigation considered reports of abuse in secure children's homes, training centres and young offender institutes across the country.
Government faces High Court action over children’s rights
BBC News, 22 February 2019.
A children’s charity is taking High Court action against the government over its claims that some protections of children in care are “myths”.
Millions of poor city children worse off than rural peers
Voice of America, 27 November 2018.
Millions of poor urban children are more likely to die before their fifth birthday than those living in rural areas, according to a UN study that challenges popular assumptions behind the global urbanization trend.
The British state has given up on the children who need it most
Gary Younge - The Guardian, 16 November 2018.
From knife crime to special needs and mental health, a lack of care caused by austerity is undermining the fabric of society.
India: Why you should start investing early for your children
Ashwin Patni - India Times, 14 November 2018.
When it comes to saving and budgeting for family matters, women managing household expenses generally have the upper hand. Whether the monthly budgets are limited or not as against the household needs, they have a natural tendency to save a portion of it for any contingencies.
We can no longer just stand by while children are dying in war zones
Gordon Brown - The Guardian, 2 November 2018.
All around the world children are being targeted with impunity. Surely the international community can unite on this issue?
The imaginary worlds of children reflect positive creativity
Medical X Press, 2 November 2018.
Children who create imaginary parallel worlds, alone or with friends, are more found more commonly than previously believed, according to new research.
Brainwave activity reveals potential biomarker for autism in children
Kanazawa University, 26 October 2018.
Autism spectrum disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder that can impair communication ability, socialization, and verbal and motor skills.
UK: Record number of children’s operations cancelled last year
BenQuinn - The Guardian, 27 October 2018.
A record number of 18,647 emergency and non-emergency children’s operations were cancelled last year, according to new figures which Labour described as a “shameful” indictment of the government’s handling of healthcare.
UK: More lone children seeking help
Will Rimell - Southern Daily Echo, 18 October 2018.
More than 130 unaccompanied asylum seeking children call Hampshire their home, it has been revealed, some of which have been trafficked into the county.
Children with problems or problem children?
Hannah Richardson - BBC News, 19 October 2018.
There’s nothing pleasant about being on the end of a child’s angry or aggressive outburst - whether you’re a parent or a teacher.
UNICEF supports Indonesian authorities in identifying unaccompanied children
Joe English - UNICEF, 5 October 2018.
UNICEF and a team of social workers from the Indonesian Ministry of Social Affairs have started the process of identifying unaccompanied and separated children, following the earthquake and tsunami that devastated the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia.
More than 6,500 children missing in Mexico, new data reveals
David Agren - The Guardian, 5 October 2018.
According to the national registry, about 18% of the nation’s 37,435 missing are minors, a problem largely unrecognized.
High rise parenting puts kids at risk
Nigel Gladstone - The Sydney Morning Herald, 16 September 2018.
The soaring number of families raising children in high-rise apartments in Sydney has highlighted the safety, technical and cultural flaws in many unit towers that were not designed with them in mind.
Inside South African crisis of missing children
Times, 9 September 2018.
A total of 16,000 children have gone missing since the turn of the millennium in South Africa, but new research says the police database is confusing and unreliable.
‘Lost generation’: UNICEF warns on fate of Rohingya children
The Guardian, 23 August 2018.
More than 380,000 children are cut off from education by Bangladesh to prevent camps becoming “permanent fixture”.
UK: Vulnerable children are on the new frontline of a crisis in social care
Michael Savage- The Guardian, 18 August 2018.
Constraints on councils mean they are cutting preventative measures, thereby increasing pressures on services
We need to protect the children
The Star, 15 August 2018.
Malaysian paediatricians remind that injuries are an important preventable cause of death among children.
This site is managed by the
International Federation for Family Development
and aims to offer all stakeholders background documentation and updated information.
The contents do not represent the official position of any institution, but only the views of its author and they are provided under the terms of a
Creative Commons Public License Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported
. If you would like to suggest some other document, event or link, or make any comment, please contact the