Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
In the past four years, the number of children who committed murder has risen from 47 to 736.
Media houses may continue to name children involved in criminal cases after they turn 18 and 'become adults', whether they be victims, witnesses or offenders, the Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled.
Almost a quarter-of-a-million girls younger than five years old die in India every year due to neglect resulting from society's preference for sons, a gender discrimination study has found.
Discrimination against girls, HIV/Aids-affected children and those with albinism has worsened in South Africa, according to the annual KidsRights Index.
The fire that killed 40 girls at the Virgen de la Asunción Safe Home started when ringleaders took a match to a foam mattress to protest the abuse they had suffered there, but their hell at the government-run shelter began long before the inferno.
The distraught owner of the Mpumalanga Christian Centre, Esther Nkosi, says she would rather die than close the centre that caters to over 80 homeless orphans.
The UN population agency has urged greater investment in 10-year-old girls, saying that what happens at that age can determine their futures and impact the world.
When data is collected from children under 13, it's time for digital marketers to ask the hard questions, says Mignon Reynecke.
The Trump administration has scaled back a key element of its zero-tolerance immigration policy amid a global uproar over the separation of more than 2 300 migrant families, halting the practice of turning over parents to prosecutors for charges of illegally entering the country.
The UN envoy for the Middle East urged restraint as he raised concern about children at risk during Palestinian protests starting this week near the Gaza-Israel border.
Germany's cabinet has planned to agree to a ban on child marriages after the recent mass refugee influx brought in many couples where one or both partners were aged under 18.
More than 20 children from Ma Esther's Safe Haven Orphanage are allegedly back on the streets after the Department of Social Development visited the unregistered home
A new law comes into force in Scotland banning smoking in cars when children are present. Did you know you can be fined for smoking while your children are in your vehicle in SA?
“It’s not because we would like to segregate the whites, it’s just because of friends. Children are able to make friends with children of their culture.”
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