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India’s forgotten cotton-picking children

Mari Marcel Thekaekara shines a spotlight on the underreported problem of child labour.

Filed in: Children India Work

Indian schools told to junk the junk food

High-fat, salty and sugary snacks and drinks no longer make the grade, reports Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Children Food India

Those who couldn’t be there

Thousands attended the World Social Forum in Tunis last month. But, says Giedre Steikunaite, we mustn’t forget the absent, the missing, the disappeared.

Filed in: Australia Children Human Rights Mexico Migration Western Sahara

Our land is ours – forever

Iris Gonzales reports on a momentous victory for the Philippine Children’s Medical Centre.

Filed in: Children Land Philippines

Ending child marriage in Zambia

An introduction to some of those fighting for girls’ rights and education in a short documentary from Girls Not Brides.

Filed in: Children Education Zambia

The unwelcome return of development pornography

John Hilary on a degrading spectacle that keeps coming back.

Filed in: Children Development NGOs Poverty

Violence in the home is not just a family affair

In search of societal change, Mari Marcel Thekaekara visits a Rotary Club to talk taboos.

Filed in: Children India Society Women

Is surrogacy a legitimate way out of poverty?

Doctors Nayna Patel and Mohan Rao go head to head.

Filed in: Children India Poverty Women

‘Lost generation’ threat of Ebola

The impact on children of the deadly virus will outlast the immediate crisis, writes Gabriella Jozwiak.

Filed in: Children Education Health Liberia Sierra Leone

Australian-born baby deemed illegal immigrant

Peter Mares reports on the controversial case of Baby Ferouz.

Filed in: Australia Children Law Migration

Twin concerns in commercial surrogacy

We need better laws to protect both sides in the rent-a-womb industry, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Australia Children Ethics India Society

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