Children's rights
Children's rights are the human rights of children with particular attention to the rights of special protection and care afforded to minors. This includes their right to association with both parents...
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FGM charge for Detroit doctor Jumana Nagarwala in US first
Jumana Nagarwala could face life in jail if convicted of mutilating young girls over more than a decade.
U.N. Call For An End To Female Genital Mutilation Leads To New Rituals With Milk, Honey And Sex Ed
The chief of the U.N. has called for a "better way" to mark the coming-of-age of girls. Some communities are paving the way with a new kind of ritual.
The ‘saddest bride I have ever seen': Child marriage is as popular as ever in Bangladesh
Heartbreaking photos show the reality that nearly a third of all girls in Bangladesh will marry before the age of 15. On her wedding day, 15-year- old Nasoin Akhter looked “melancholic,” according to ...
Afghan rapper escaped teen marriage by singing about it
A young girl from Afghanistan escaped being forced into marrying a man when she was 14 years old — by writing a rap song about it. The young rapper is now living and going to school in the US, and she...
7 Ways To Change Your Attitude When You Can’t Change Anything Else
Marc and Angel, two passionate writers, life-hackers and “admirers of the human spirit,” have come up with an amazing list of 7 Ways To Change Your Attitude When You Can’t Change Anything Else. If you...
Can Connecticut Force A Teenage Girl To Undergo Chemotherapy? : Shots - Health News : NPR
A 17-year-old says she doesn't want to undergo treatment for Hodgkin lymphoma, but her doctors and the state say she will die without it. The Connecticut Supreme Court is hearing the case.
Growing Upside Down - by Fernando Molina Cortés
In a small-town in Peru, Juan Huachaca rises before dawn and works until dusk, hauling mud and building bricks to support his family. He also occasionally attends third grade.
Children's rights movement
The Children's Rights Movement is a historical and modern movement committed to the acknowledgment, expansion, and/or regression of the rights of children around the world. It begun in the early part ...
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Child marriage
Child marriage is a formal marriage or informal union entered into by an individual before reaching the age of 18. The legally prescribed marriageable age in many jurisdictions is below 18 years, espe...
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Female genital mutilation
Female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female genital cutting and female circumcision, is the ritual removal of some or all of the external female genitalia. Typically carried out by a traditi...
International child abduction
The term international child abduction is generally synonymous with international parental kidnapping, child snatching, and child stealing. However, the more precise legal usage of international chil...
International child abduction - Wikipedia
Convention on the Rights of the Child
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (commonly abbreviated as the CRC, CROC, or UNCRC) is a human rights treaty which sets out the civil, political, economic, social, health and cu...
Timeline of children's rights in the United Kingdom
The timeline of children's rights in the United Kingdom includes a variety of events that are both political and grassroots in nature.The UK government maintains a position that the United Nations Con...
Timeline of children's rights in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia
Timeline of children's rights in the United States
The timeline of young peoples' rights in the United States, including children and youth rights, includes a variety of events ranging from youth activism to mass demonstrations. There is no "golden ag...
Timeline of children's rights in the United States - Wikipedia
Child labor laws in the United States
Child labor laws in the United States include numerous statutes and rules regulating the employment of minors. According to the United States Department of Labor, child labor laws affect those under t...
Child labor laws in the United States - Wikipedia
International child abduction in the United States
As a result of its high level of immigration and emigration and its status as common source and destination for a large amount of international travel the United States has more incoming and outgoing ...
International child abduction in the United States - Wikipedia
Youth rights
Youth rights are rights that young people have due to having reached a specific age or sufficient maturity. Youth rights have increased over the last century in many countries. The youth rights moveme...
Parents' rights movement
The Parents' rights movement is a civil rights movement whose members are primarily interested in issues affecting fathers, mothers and children related to family law, including child custody. Parents...
FGM charge for Detroit doctor Jumana Nagarwala in US first
Jumana Nagarwala could face life in jail if convicted of mutilating young girls over more than a decade.
Breaker boy
A breaker boy was a coal-mining worker in the United States and United Kingdom whose job was to separate impurities from coal by hand in a coal breaker. Although breaker boys were primarily children, ...
Breaker boy - Wikipedia
The ‘saddest bride I have ever seen': Child marriage is as popular as ever in Bangladesh
Heartbreaking photos show the reality that nearly a third of all girls in Bangladesh will marry before the age of 15. On her wedding day, 15-year- old Nasoin Akhter looked “melancholic,” according to ...
Fear of children
Fear of children, fear of infants or fear of childhood is alternatively called pedophobia (American English), paedophobia or pediaphobia. Other age-focused fears are ephebiphobia and gerontophobia. Re...
Bradley method of natural childbirth
The Bradley Method of natural childbirth (also known as "husband-coached childbirth") is a method of natural childbirth developed in 1947 by Robert A. Bradley, M.D. (1917–1998) and popularized b...