For at least a minute or two, they shared a normal mother-and-daughter embrace. But then a door slammed in the background, a heavy metal door, with a weight that said this was anything but normal.
Helping kids with incarcerated parents
Bakita Juma doesn’t like to think about her dead parents because it makes her cry. The slender teenager would rather focus on the woman whom aid officials recently chose to raise her and her siblings on a small piece of earth in what has become the world’s largest refugee settlement.
South Sudan fighting sends scores of children to refugee sites
All across America, preparations are underway for high school graduation. It’s a glorious time, representing both a milestone and a gateway to adulthood.
US school system fails to produce education equality
Here's some compelling evidence that Americans have become a sedentary bunch: Research suggests that the average teen is no more active than the average 60-year-old.
Research suggests US teens as inactive as 60-year-olds
Almost 80 percent of respondents support more or even much more spending on education, whereas only 20 percent would support more spending on defense policy.
Education a top priority
Housing refugees of Middle East conflicts:
Prolonged conflicts in the Middle East have led to a deadly humanitarian crisis, with as many as 17.5 million people displaced in Syria, Iraq and Yemen.
Where will they go?
One in five children in high-income countries lives in relative income poverty and an average of one in eight faces food insecurity, according to the latest Report Card issued by the UNICEF Office of Research — Innocenti.
UNICEF: 20% of children in rich countries live in relative income poverty
A damning report claims that illegal immigration in Britain may be running at 150,000 a year.
150,000 illegal immigrants enter UK each year
One in three adults aren't fully aware that electronic cigarette vapor is harmful to children, according to a new study.
Over 30% of adults don't know e-cigarette vapor may harm kids
Myanmar should guarantee the rights and medical care of children from the Rohingya Muslim minority detained in an army crackdown launched in October, a UN human rights investigator said.
UN rights expert urges Myanmar to protect detained Rohingya children

Page Generated in 0/0212 sec