Documentation Materials

Lead exposure in children: a guide to U.S. standards

The following is a guide to the standards on lead exposure set by the Centers for Disease Control...

'Digital heroin for children':Youngsters spend five hours a day glued to their smartphones and televisions

We are a nation of technology addicts – and the habit starts early. Britain’s children are glued to...

Lebanon education sector: Difficulties and Challenges

THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION   One of the most recent assessments of Lebanon education sector reveals...

The Effects of Domestic Violence on Children

  Every child has the right to be nurtured and to be safe. According to the 2003 Canadian Incidence...

Education amongst Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Lebanon currently hosts approximately 400,000 Syrian refugee school age children.[1] A mere 15 to...

Child marriage in Lebanon

The prevalence of child marriage (defined as marriage before age 18) in Lebanon, from 2003-2013, is...

Youth Gang: Characteristics, Prevention and Intervention

The topic of youth gangs has emerged as a major issue of serious concern in many communities in...

Characteristics of a Rights-Based, Child-Friendly School

1. Reflects and realises the rights of every child  --  cooperates with other partners to promote...

Every 7 seconds, a young girl becomes a bride

The statistics are startling: Around the world, every seven seconds, a girl under 15 is married....

Suicide in Children — What Every Parent Must Know

The death of a child is always heart breaking and horribly, horribly wrong. But when a child dies...

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