Children growing up in Northern Ireland are far less likely to be in foster or residential care than those in England, Scotland or Wales.
Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, forever changing the lives of the children who survived. Their stories can help Puerto Rico identify and aid the kids most traumatized by Hurricane Maria.
Imagining the ideal school.
Parent blaming has taken a new turn – no longer just criticised for failing to attend to their child’s every need, parents are now being condemned for 'over-parenting'.
Urban policies are based on assumptions of a "normal household" and what buildings for it should look like. So this research project explored how people feel about children in high-density housing.
Everybody benefits from more resilient children.
It's not just about getting kids to eat their greens; they should be eating fruits and vegetables of all different colours. Here are some strategies to make it easier.
It’s very difficult to measure whether a conception was intended. But those data are vital to understanding women's choices.
Make maths more fun with these tips
It's never too early for children to develop their spatial skills, vital if they want to one day design buildings, put up flat-pack furniture or cut a birthday cake. Here's how you can help at home.
Instructing farmers to keep their kids away from farm machinery doesn't work to reduce traumatic injury. A recent research project tried listening instead.
Why some women choose to freeze their eggs.
The precarious nature of housing and work for millennials is making motherhood more challenging.
A 15-year-old fleeing violence in El Salvador came to the US in 1985. Her case set in motion a Supreme Court decision that would affect how authorities treat children in their custody for decades.
Our social institutions and politics suffer from a collective arrested development – and our relationship to technology has only exacerbated this trend.
Children in care have been treated as criminals, despite doing nothing wrong - and they need compensation beyond an apology.
Rigid gender roles and stereotypes are key drivers of violence against women. So let's challenge these by starting young.
Everyone dies, so why are so many people still afraid to talk about it?
Compulsory sport and physical education at school will improve children's memory, attention and ability to concentrate, not just boost fitness. The evidence is in.
Forget the "summer slide" here's how you can help your child learn more over the summer holidays.