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26 Focussing on the critical years of a child’s life
K. R. Antony - The Hindu, 31 July 2019. [02-08-2019]
What the draft Indian National Education Policy omits in its chapter on early childhood care and education.
27 Needed: A Commissioner for Children at the EU
Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca - The Times of Malta, 20 July 2019. [21-07-2019]
Children are our most prized asset, yet around the world they still face poverty, trafficking, exploitation, bullying and discrimination – and even though the Convention on the Rights of the Child is the most widely ratified of any of the human rights treaties.
28 Even Europe’s most family-friendly countries don’t invest enough
Annabelle Timsit - Quartz, 15 July 2019. [20-07-2019]
By the time they turn four, almost every European child will have access to some form of early childhood education and care, but even these countries are struggling to invest enough in their youngest kids.
29 Ending child marriage is crucial for Africa’s development
UNICEF, 6 July 2019. [08-07-2019]
Angélique Kidjo, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador delivers a statement in a video broadcasted on the occasion of the side-event of the African Union Summit organized by the First Lady of the Republic and the Government of Niger, with the support of the Economic Community of West African States and United Nations partners.
30 Hundreds of children wait years for asylum decisions
Patrick Cowling & Sadaf Maruf - BBC News, 27 June 2019. [28-06-2019]
Almost 1,400 child asylum seekers have waited for more than five years for an initial decision about their right to remain in the UK.
31 Italian police arrest 18 for allegedly brainwashing and selling children
The Guardian, 27 June 2019. [28-06-2019]
Children were made to believe they had been sexually abused and were sold to foster parents.
32 UK: Police tell schools about children affected by domestic abuse
Colette Hume - BBC News, 6 June 2019. [07-06-2019]
Pupils who have witnessed domestic abuse can be offered a quiet space, breakfast and a chance to talk at school.
33 Child Protection Week 2019 in South Africa
Poelano Malema - East Coast Radio, 6 June 2019. [07-06-2019]
Government is calling for all citizens to ensure safety, care, and protection of children.
34 Many parents deny how overweight their children are
Laura Donnelly - The Telegraph, 28 April 2019. [29-04-2019]
Experts said the research showed that parents were “in denial” about spiralling weight problems, convincing themselves it was mere puppy fat.
35 'Foreign children' in Syrian camp need urgent help
UN News Centre, 18 April 2019. [20-04-2019]
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.
36 Venezuela: UNICEF ramps up support for children and families
UNICEF, 5 April 2019. [07-04-2019]
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.
37 UK: Nearly three million children in poverty despite parents working
Hannah Richardson - BBC News, 28 March 2019. [31-03-2019]
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.
38 Australia: Why are we losing so many Indigenous children to suicide?
Rob McPhee -The Conversation, 29 March 2019. [31-03-2019]
There is something especially shocking about the suicide of a child for whom life was just beginning.
39 UK modern slavery cases involving children doubles
Sarah Marsh - The Guardian, 19 March 2019. [23-03-2019]
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.
40 One in five Chinese children is overweight or obese
Katie Hunt - CNN, 19 March 2019. [23-03-2019]
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.
41 Children in secure units “not safe from sex abuse”
BBC News, 28 February 2019. [01-03-2019]
The investigation considered reports of abuse in secure children's homes, training centres and young offender institutes across the country.
42 Government faces High Court action over children’s rights
BBC News, 22 February 2019. [23-02-2019]
A children’s charity is taking High Court action against the government over its claims that some protections of children in care are “myths”.
43 Millions of poor city children worse off than rural peers
Voice of America, 27 November 2018. [28-11-2018]
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.
44 The British state has given up on the children who need it most
Gary Younge - The Guardian, 16 November 2018. [16-11-2018]
From knife crime to special needs and mental health, a lack of care caused by austerity is undermining the fabric of society.
45 India: Why you should start investing early for your children
Ashwin Patni - India Times, 14 November 2018. [15-11-2018]
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.
46 We can no longer just stand by while children are dying in war zones
Gordon Brown - The Guardian, 2 November 2018. [02-11-2018]
All around the world children are being targeted with impunity. Surely the international community can unite on this issue?
47 The imaginary worlds of children reflect positive creativity
Medical X Press, 2 November 2018. [02-11-2018]
Children who create imaginary parallel worlds, alone or with friends, are more found more commonly than previously believed, according to new research.
48 Brainwave activity reveals potential biomarker for autism in children
Kanazawa University, 26 October 2018. [28-10-2018]
Autism spectrum disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder that can impair communication ability, socialization, and verbal and motor skills.
49 UK: Record number of children’s operations cancelled last year
BenQuinn - The Guardian, 27 October 2018. [28-10-2018]
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.
50 UK: More lone children seeking help
Will Rimell - Southern Daily Echo, 18 October 2018. [19-10-2018]
More than 130 unaccompanied asylum seeking children call Hampshire their home, it has been revealed, some of which have been trafficked into the county.
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