Health

July 25,2016
The State of the World’s Children 2016: A fair chance for every child

Every child has the right to health, education and protection, and every society has a stake in expanding children’s opportunities in life.

July 20,2016
Child safety advice and statistics

As parents we want our children to have fun - but stay safe too!

July 20,2016
10 Most Common Accidents in the Home and How to Treat Them

No matter how much we strive to make our domestic environment as safe as possible, accidents at home can still happen - even in the most conscientious of households.

June 30,2016
Deprivation : A form of Violence against Children

Deprivation may be defined as a “state of observable and demonstrable disadvantage relative to the local community or the wider society or nation to which an individua

June 30,2016
Harm Reduction: Children and Drug Use

Today, the 'war on drugs' has become an acceptable part of global political rhetoric, and often warrants special mention on election manifestos for parties from across

June 30,2016
The General Principles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

All rights in the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) are linked and must be considered as a whole.

June 30,2016
Children's rights and HIV and AIDS

The headline news of UNAIDS latest report reveals that the global AIDS epidemic is on the wane.

June 30,2016
Children’s Right to Health and Welfare

Over six million children under the age of five died in 2012, and more than half of these deaths were due to preventable causes.

June 30,2016
Violence Against Children: Harmful Traditional Practices

Although there is sometimes disagreement as to what the term covers, the UN Study on Violence Against Children (2006) lists harmful traditional practices(HTPs) as foll

June 13,2016
New WHO guidelines to improve care for millions living with female genital mutilation

New WHO recommendations aim to help health workers provide better care to the more than 200 million girls and women worldwide living with female genital mutilation.

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