Social norms, practices and attitudes in African societies hinder the lives, survival and development of girls.
Children's work circumstances put their welfare in danger, policy and action are needed urgently from government and non-governmental organisations.
World Children's Day is an opportunity to acknowledge children for who they are, the many things they know and what they are capable of right now.
Here are four ways adults can help kids work through their worries about the environment.
As research shows, divorce doesn't have to mean an unhappy childhood.
Valuing children's views could lead to better urban space for everyone.
Tolerating inquiry is essential even if there are such things as questions no one should ask.
While it can be difficult to get young kids to follow instructions around social distancing, there are a few things parents can do to minimise the risk of any COVID-19 spread on the playground.
When deciding whether others should make trades, children may consider who likes what.
Any COVID-19 vaccine is likely to be given first to higher risk groups before it is given to children. But we still need vaccines that are safe and effective for them too.
The Queensland opposition wants an 8pm curfew for children under 14 and 10pm for those under 17, in Townsville and Cairns.
A new study finds a link between having young children at home and a lower risk of catching COVID-19.
At age 7, Black, white and Hispanic children have a similar opinion of the police. But this increasingly turns negative by the time they are teenagers, especially for nonwhite teens.
Localising the child's right act across the country will guarantee the application of child right laws to all children.
Back-to-school routines under COVID-19 look a little different than previous years. For one thing, kids need to wear masks. Which means many parents have mask questions.
Rocks exposes the realities of social care, where children feel left out of decisions that shape their lives.
Kids become more vulnerable to maltreatment when their parents can't secure child care or housing or get jobs.
Children going missing from the same institutions without investigation and loopholes in criminal security checks for people looking after vulnerable children – issues that need urgent attention.
Even kids who were asymptomatic when they had COVID-19 have developed multisystem inflammatory syndrome, a new review of hundreds of cases shows.
With UNICEF ranking New Zealand 35th out of 41 rich countries for children’s well-being, the gap between rhetoric and reality is wider than ever.