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In an uncertain global future, is it ethical to have children?
Ethical and political dilemmas abound these days. Seems like we’re all in need of a New Internationalist perspective. Enter stage: Agony Uncle.
The new frontier spirit
The inhumanity of child separation was no accident.
reports from El Paso.
Against adult supremacy
gives five reasons you really should care about youth liberation, even if you’re not young.
Arvind Gupta: making toys from trash
Making learning fun for young minds.
reports from a classroom in Bangalore.
Keeping schools open in Yemen
The courageous efforts of Yemeni teachers, as reported by
Revolution in the classroom: Escuela Nueva
Mónica del Pilar Uribe Marín
praises Colombia’s best-known pedagogical export, Escuela Nueva.
Trafficked children reach a place of safety
A photo story of hope for abandoned kids in Togo and Benin
What’s holding back Britain’s adoptions of foreign children?
In a country of over 65 million people, only 58 foreign children have been adopted in 2015.
investigates the reasons why.
India's child trafficking and child beggars conundrum
An anti child trafficking campaign in India asks the public to photograph and share pictures child beggars, but it’s not as easy as it seems, argues
Mari Marcel Thekaekara
Helping Syrian child refugees overcome trauma through theatre
In exile for her dislike of the Assad regime, Syrian actor Raghad Makhlouf decided to help distressed young refugees with acting workshops. By
A resilient revolution
Nonviolent activists are holding out in Syria, despite the destruction. Do not abandon them, says
If you care about climate change, should you have children?
go head to head.
Why are we locking up migrants?
Detaining foreigners is costly, inhumane and on the rise. Time to turn the tide back, says
Rich London, poor London – a tale of two cities
What would Charles Dickens, born 200 years ago this week, make of Britain’s inequality in the 21st century? wonders
Counting kids in Sierra Leone
The country’s first headcount of street children is complete. Now the government must act, says
Palestinian children routinely jailed for throwing stones
Israeli military authorities dish out prison terms to minors as young as 12, says B'Tselem report.
Palestinian newborns are dying at checkpoints
Israeli soldiers blocking women in labour from reaching medical care have caused deaths of at least 35 newborns and five mothers, says a new Lancet report.
Post-invasion Iraq - the facts
Twelve years of sanctions and seven years of occupation have taken their toll as Iraqis struggle with wrecked infrastructure and continuing insecurity.
Children of the Revolution
This is a book that highlights how people caught in between places are denied identity, perspective and intimacy.
Lean-Joy:'I shouldn't lose hope because it won't be forever'
Determination and hope in Manila, the Philippines.
Please do not sponsor this child
Sponsorship of Third World children has now become a major fund-raiser for voluntary agencies; it is a sure-fire way to attract money. But it is not such a good way to spend it.