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Child brides: every two seconds

The UN calls child marriage a ‘violation’ but it continues to thrive in many countries, writes Kevin Childs.

Filed in: Children India

The forgotten victims of domestic violence

Beulah Devaney looks at a system that’s failing to protect.

Filed in: Children Men Women

Rushing towards death

Daniel Adamson interviews Raed Saleh of The White Helmets, who have pulled thousands of Syrians from war’s rubble.

Filed in: Children Human Rights Syria

A reason for hope in war-torn eastern DRC

Fergus Simpson visits a hospital helping Congolese women and children recover from conflict-related trauma and violence.

Filed in: Africa Children Congo Congo, Democratic Republic of Women

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

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