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Zika's impact on children will require new medical approach: expert

The spread of Zika virus through the Americas is likely to affect tens of thousands of children with a wide range of neurological and psychiatric problems in the next year,...

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Don't buy mica from child workers, Indian officials tell traders

Indian officials appealed to local traders on Tuesday to stop buying mica mined by child workers, as the government comes under pressure from activists to clamp down on child labor.

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Dead bodies found on sahara migration route

“Reports that 34 people, 20 of them children, have been found dead in the Sahara desert, is yet another tragic example of lives lost along the refugee and migrant route. 

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Taliban uses boy sex slaves to dupe & kill Afghan police, survivors reveal

Exploiting the pedophilic boy play ‘bacha bazi’, the Taliban infiltrates the Afghan security forces to attack and kill police commanders. The tactics were revealed by several...

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Alarming Study Shows Online Porn 'Desensitizes' Kids

A study commissioned by the NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) and carried out by Middlesex University has warned that the availability of online...

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Puppy Farm Employee Discovers 11 Freezing Children From Karelia Tragedy

One of the boats involved in a deadly boat trip in a Karelia lake capsized during a storm at about 16:30 on Friday, according to Natalya Stolyarova, the owner of a puppy farm in the...

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Child abuse interviews rethink urged by children's commissioner

The children's commissioner for England will call for a radical rethink of the way children are interviewed in abuse cases, at a meeting later. Anne Longfield says the current...

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European court backs UK curbs on child benefit rights

A challenge to the UK's right to deny some EU migrants child benefit and child tax credits has been rejected by European judges. The European Court of Justice said it was lawful for...

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Exploitation, child labor found in Indonesia palm oil linked to PepsiCo: charities

Food and beverage giant PepsiCo's affiliate in Indonesia has been linked to child labor, worker exploitation, unethically low wages and hazardous working conditions, activists said.

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Stranded in France, migrant children forced into crime, prostitution every day: UNICEF

 Migrant children in northern France are forced into crime and prostitution on a daily basis to secure a place to stay in migrant camps or the promise of passage to Britain, the U.N...

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The impact of disasters in Asia Pacific on schools and children

A greater humanitarian focus on schools before, during and after natural disasters will save lives, protect children and benefit communities and countries, Save the Children says in...

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Hong Kong's stateless children lost in translation as refugee claims soar

The number of stateless children born to refugees is growing in Hong Kong, where claims from asylum seekers have more than tripled in the last two years, alarming residents and...

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Health agency reports U.S. babies with Zika-related birth defects

Three babies have been born in the United States with birth defects linked to likely Zika virus infections in the mothers during pregnancy, along with three cases of lost...

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Record 65.3 million people displaced, often face barriers: UNHCR

A record 65.3 million people were uprooted worldwide last year, many of them fleeing wars only to face walls, tougher laws and xenophobia as they reach borders, the United Nations...

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Deaths in hot cars nearly triple

Summer is not yet here, but so far nearly three times as many children have died after being left in hot cars this year compared to this time last year, the National Safety Council...

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