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.
A round up of evidence-based views on the knife crime epidemic – including what action is really needed to prevent more young lives being lost.
A brutal rape at Pamplona's 2016 running of the bulls outraged Spain. Then came #MeToo. With ever more Spaniards taking up the feminist mantle, schools – many of which are not coed – lag behind.
Sharing a book together doesn't stop being important once a child learns to read.
With more cases of women such as Shamima Begum expected, the UK is under legal obligations to protect the rights of any children involved.
Children’s lives are being stifled. No longer are they able to spend time with friends unsupervised, explore their community or hang around in groups without being viewed with suspicion.
Sen. Warren is proposing universal child care as a way to rein in the soaring costs of raising a family. A sociologist explains what’s driving the trend.
You don't have to be an expert to be an effective advocate for vaccination. Here are some tips if you find yourself talking to someone who isn't convinced they should vaccinate their kids.
One of the concerns parents have if their baby needs surgery is whether the general anaesthetic will affect the child's developing brain. New research finds it won't.
There's been a growing number of students taking up the language in schools across the UK.
Some young people are taken to immigration detention as they approach their 18th birthday.
There's heavy burden for women in Ghana who don't have children.
Siblings have one of the most enduring relationships which can help them enjoy the funny things in life.
Global experts warn that excessive screen time increases the risk of obesity, low physical fitness, anxiety and depression.
A new study reports that school-based physical activity interventions are ineffective in improving young people's activity levels. But we just need to think outside the box if we want them to work.