The sun emits harmful rays 365 days a year, even when cloudy or rainy. Children must be protected or they may develop cataracts at an earlier age and run the risk of skin cancer of the eyelids.
In many urban poor areas such as slums, programmes by governments and NGOs are established to help families and mitigate malnutrition. But are these effective?
Young children should be given a bigger role in deciding which charities their schools and families support.
Forest School helps children learn without realising it.
Adults must let go of their fears of injury and kidnapping. Children need free outdoor play to build physical immunity, psychological health, executive functioning and social skills.
The education system is failing some of the country's most vulnerable children.
Parents want their children to be kind to animals, but a hug looks very different to a frightened dog.
In 2010, approximately 1 million children under the age of 5 were not counted in the census. That meant less state funding for critical services like Early Head Start and SNAP.
Taking everyday lessons outside can improve well-being and engagement, yet it is not as used as often as it could be.
Apps these days allow parents to track their children. An expert explains, why these technologies should be a reason for worry if you are a parent,
Recognising the role of women in global child slavery is key to addressing it.
Despite what the statistics suggest, many teenage parents say having a baby has transformed their lives.
Research into attitudes reveals some startling findings.
World Health Organisation guidelines on screen time lack nuance.
Childhood asthma cases caused by traffic pollution are on the decline. But children in some parts of the country are faring better than others.
For many working women, motherhood is a major interruption to their career. Some eventually work their way back up to full-time work, but there are many other paths that women might follow.
Scotland is in the late stages of deciding whether to become the first country in UK to outlaw all corporal punishment against children.
YouTube channels are increasingly targeting children, but research shows these young viewers may not understand when they are being sold to.
Here's a list of terms and security tools that can help you – and your family – feel more confident about cybersecurity.
In England, one in fifty children cycle to school. But if English children cycled at the same rates as Dutch children, this could rise to two in five.