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One in a billion: born on a Mumbai commuter train

Neither monsoon nor gender can put a dampener on surprise birth, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Children Culture

Ending the book hunger

Can e-readers revolutionize rural education? asks Didem Tali.

Filed in: Children Education Technology Uganda

David Cameron: don’t blame the internet for society’s ills

The British Prime Minister’s proposals on pornography follow a global tradition of politicians who try to control online access and fail, writes Symon Hill.

Filed in: Children Crime Internet Society United Kingdom

Every newborn deserves the royal treatment

After the highly anticipated arrival of the heir to the throne, new parent Nick Harvey highlights the dangers of pregnancy and childbirth in Africa.

Filed in: Africa Children Health United Kingdom Women

Police coerce children to spy in Kashmir

The case of 17-year-old Danish reveals corrupt and brutal law enforcement, says Uzma Falak.

Filed in: Children Kashmir Violence

Let’s talk about parenting

In the Philippines, Iris Gonzales attends a course to get hints on doing the best for her daughter.

Filed in: Children Philippines

Argument: Are exams bad for children?

Teachers Stephanie Schneider and Matt Christison go head-to-head.

Filed in: Children Education Human Rights

Protecting girls ahead of the FGM ‘cutting season’

As school holidays approach, a group of Oxfordshire residents are working to raise awareness of the threat of female genital mutilation.

Filed in: Children Society United Kingdom Women

Why are Kenyan boys resorting to sex work?

Sidi Sarro reports from coastal resort Mombasa where society turns a blind eye to widespread child prostitution.

Filed in: Children Human Rights Kenya Prostitution

Bosnia: small victories in a place on the edge

Nick Micinski warns of an unstable future as communities try and build inter-ethnic relationships in the face of poverty and tension.

Filed in: Activism Bosnia-Herzegovina Children Human Rights Society War and Peace

Leave mums alone

As Mother’s Day approaches in India, Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on how motherhood has changed along with the online communication boom.

Filed in: Children India Society Women

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