Health

April 11,2018
New guide helps kids, adolescents living with ostomies

Children and teens who undergo ostomy surgery now have a resource written by their peers to help them navigate the challenges of middle school, high school, college an

June 22,2017
A parent's guide to keeping your baby or child cool at night in the hot weather to stop heatstroke

The heatwave is here but the soaring temperatures mean it can be a real struggle for parents to keep their kids cool.

June 22,2017
The wounded victims of Sri Lanka's child marriage law

In Sri Lanka the legal marriage age is 18, but under a decades-old community law, much younger Muslim girls can get married.

May 23,2017
Committee on the Rights of the Child examines the report of Lebanon

The Committee on the Rights of the Child today(19 May) concluded its consideration of the combined fourth and fifth periodic report of Lebanon on its implementation of

January 10,2017
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 and Prevention, the U.S.

October 25,2016
Child marriage in Lebanon

The prevalence of child marriage (defined as marriage before age 18) in Lebanon, from 2003-2013, is estimated to be 6.1 per cent

October 19,2016
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.

September 26,2016
Suicide in Children — What Every Parent Must Know

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

August 8,2016
In pictures: India's stunted children

India has the highest number of children suffering from stunted growth in the world, the charity WaterAid says in a new report.

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