The number of Caribbean children displaced by storms has risen approximately six-fold in the past five years, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) reveals in a … Read more
Almost a quarter of young people are so dependent on their smartphones that it becomes like an addiction, research by psychiatrists concludes.
The study, from … Read more
China has imposed curfews on minors playing video games to combat what the government says is a serious addiction “harming the physical and mental health … Read more
Microsoft is enabling parents to limit the time their children spend on specific apps and games on Xbox, and Windows and Android devices.
Following an … Read more
Rising Internet connectivity has the potential to transform children’s lives for the better, but also makes them vulnerable to sexual abuse, online harassment and bullying, … Read more
Since its adoption 30 years ago, the milestone Convention of the Rights of the Child and its near universal membership has created “unprecedented international solidarity … Read more
More women and their children are surviving today than ever before, according to new child and maternal mortality estimates released today by United Nations groups … Read more
A new review has launched in the UK to improve support for children with additional needs.
Five years on from reforms introduced to better support … Read more
A surge in “deliberate” attacks against students, teachers and schools in West and Central Africa has led to a tripling in school closures in the … Read more
Children in the world’s most dangerous countries will be given the chance to go to school for the first time thanks to £90m of UK … Read more
Internet companies that do not actively combat the online exploitation of children should face financial consequences, Canada’s public safety minister hinted after announcing an increase … Read more