children - search results
If you're not happy with the results, please do another search
More than 27 million children were driven into hunger and malnutrition by extreme weather events in countries heavily impacted by the climate crisis in 2022, which was a 135% jump from the previous year, according to a new data analysis by Save the Children ahead of COP28.
The time children spend watching television or playing computer games (screen time) has measurable and long-term effects on their brain function. Published in the peer-reviewed journal Early Education and Development, the analysis of 33 studies involving over 30,000 participants under the age of 12 demonstrates both negative and some positive impacts on brain development.
Amid ongoing Israeli bombardment, Gaza has tragically become a "graveyard" for children. UN humanitarian agencies report that thousands of children have lost their lives, and more than a million people are facing critical shortages of essential supplies, leaving a lifetime of trauma in their wake.
Children from indigenous communities face a significant risk of child labour and often don’t have access to education, according to a recent analysis by the International Labour Organization (ILO).
New figures released on Monday by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have revealed a troubling reality - the number of children worldwide who are deprived of any form of education has reached a staggering 250 million. This marks an increase of six million children compared to previous data, and it is a deeply concerning trend.
About 333 million children, or 1 in 6, live in extreme poverty, enduring conditions of deprivation that encompass basic needs, dignity, opportunities
More than half of the world’s 14.8 million school-aged refugee children are currently missing out on formal education,
Children of a parent with alcohol or drug use disorder have a greater risk of intellectual disability, even if the problem only...
An alarming number of children in Afghanistan are being compelled into labour to aid their families in coping with the escalating levels of poverty and hunger, according to a latest report from the Save the Children.
A groundbreaking study conducted by Monash University suggests that a mother's dietary choices during early pregnancy may have far-reaching effects on the brain health of not only her child but also her grandchildren. The research, which utilized genetic models using roundworms (Caenorhabditis elegans), identified specific foods that could potentially safeguard against brain function deterioration.