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Cops arrest five women for keeping 20 children and 18 dogs in 'uninhabitable' house

Five women have been arrested in California after authorities found they allegedly kept 20 children and 18 dogs living in 'uninhabitable conditions.' Police in Victorville say the...

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New York expands definition of parent to fit non-traditional families

What defines a parent often depends on the family, but New York’s legal definition of a parent was previously less malleable. Now a ruling from the New York Court of Appeals is...

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Swedish school slammed for segregation by sex

A private Muslim school in Sweden has introduced separate gym classes for boys and girls, saying that the girls were not able to take off veils or wear T-shirt if boys were present...

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Children’s services probes Anthony Weiner after sexting next to son – report

Children’s services have reportedly entered the apartment of former congressman Anthony Weiner over his recent sexting, this time because it apparently involved his four-year-old...

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Food shortages hit Calais ‘Jungle’ camp as UK urged to accept 400 children

Campaigners are urging the British home secretary to take in 400 refugee children living in the Calais ‘Jungle’ camp at a time when food shortages are forcing many migrants to go...

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Gangs smuggling Vietnamese kids from Calais to UK for work on cannabis farms - NSPCC

Vietnamese children are being hidden in the Calais ‘Jungle’ camp as cover before being smuggled to Britain where they are subjected to sexual abuse and forced labor, including on...

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Smog from oil, gas to cause over 750,000 asthma attacks in children – report

In a country where oil and gas are king, policies and politicians often turn a blind eye to the hazards associated with pollutants. A study from the Clean Air Task Force says if a...

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‘Women must accept FGM to reduce libido & match sexually-weak men’ – Egyptian MP

A member of Egyptian parliament called on women to agree to female genital mutilation, or FGM, in order to “reduce their sexual appetites,” local media reported. He also allegedly...

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Hundreds of refugee children go missing in UK in last 5 yrs – report

Hundreds of children who came to the UK as refugees have gone missing, prompting fears that they are being sexually exploited or have been sold by human traffickers, according to...

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Weed smoking rises among US middle aged, seniors as teen use declines

Parents in the United States are now more likely to regularly smoke weed than their teenage children in an ironic role reversal, according to a National Survey on Drug Use and...

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child malnutrition costs Philippines $7billion in a year

Child malnutrition cost the Philippines $7 billion or nearly 3 percent of its GDP in one year in terms of education spending and lost productivity, while hunger-related stunting is...

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Japan exhibition puts child prostitution in the limelight

"At that moment, I understood what it means to feel like I'd rather die," wrote a young Japanese woman, recalling the trauma she suffered as a pre-teen, over having sex with a man...

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French children return to school under police guard after summer attacks

More than 12 million French children went back to school under heightened security on Thursday after a summer vacation marked by further deadly attacks in a country that is one of...

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Laser pointers can cause irreversible vision loss for kids

 Used incorrectly, laser pointers can damage the retina of the eye and may cause some irreversible vision loss, according to researchers who treated four boys for these injuries....

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Many factors influence parental decisions about throat surgery

Better communication from doctors may help parents struggling with the decision to have their child undergo throat surgery for sleep disordered-breathing conditions, a small study...

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