It is important not to take the issue of ‘torture houses’ as only peculiar to Qur’anic schools.
Single mothers I interviewed described feeling isolated, stigmatised and frustrated with negative stereotypes.
Every child develops at a different pace so it can be difficult to know what's normal.
Effective health care interventions are very important for sub-Saharan Africa because the region has a high burden of vaccine-preventable diseases.
'Problematic smartphone use' has similar features to a behavioural addiction – and may potentially lead to poorer mental health.
But there is an answer.
What's most concerning is children are being charged in out of home care for unnecessary and avoidable offences. We need to do a better job of placing children safe environments.
Stories like 'Romeo and Juliet,' 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' and 'Jane Eyre' are still relevant today.
A cognitive scientist observes that the words that bother college-age Americans today can cause harm.
Community water fluoridation is a cost-effective public health measure that can reduce cavities by approximately 25 per cent. Yet some communities are worried about it.
Unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions are not only wasteful, but may also have unintended consequences for a child's health.
Hunger affects people's health. It also affects their dignity and their ability to live full and productive lives.
Kenya's constitution protects children from all forms of violence, but the country's implementation strategies are weak.
The region has made progress but efforts must continue to end a harmful practice rooted in poverty and tradition.
Chinese animated film Ne Zha is a box office phenomenon, but it also has a surprising story to tell about raising the ideal 'guai' child – for the family, and for the state.
More needs to be done by the government and local authorities to recruit diverse adopters and foster carers – including Muslims.
The Convention on the Rights of the Child is empowering children around the world by encouraging them to see themselves as important and valuable members of society.
Conflict happens far too frequently between the parents of very sick children and hospital teams.
New research uncovers the reasons for the chronic underspending on young people's mental health services.
In a recent report, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child was highly critical of the Australian government for its youth justice failures and the rise of children with mental health issues.