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The school's headteacher, Carole Arnold, says the impact of the children's work on biodiversity in the garden has been significant. A group of 12 children spend time in the garden each week, for a full term, before giving a new group their turn. "Our school field had absolutely no birds at all [before]. It's really ...
Welcome to the weekly Vox book links roundup, a curated collection of the internet's best writing on books and related subjects. This week contained both Valentine's Day (fun! romance! love!) and one of publishing's most explosive #MeToo moments yet (less fun and definitely without romance), so the ...

"Every agency is at risk from this problem ... existing efforts to keep children safe from sexual exploitation and abuse are inadequate." It identified "every kind of child sexual abuse and exploitation imaginable", including rape, prostitution, pornography, sexual slavery, assaults and trafficking. One 15-year-old ...
The proportion of older widows living with children declined from about 60 percent that year to 20 percent by the 1990 census. Did Americans stop loving their mothers in 1940? No, but their parents began receiving checks from a just-enacted New Deal program called Social Security and no longer had to ...
At least two people have been convicted in connection with that case, in which authorities say hundreds of children in the district were abused. Nearly 10 cases of child abuse a day are reported in Pakistan, according to Sahil, an organization that works on child protection. Zainab's case has triggered a ...

As researchers and clinicians who have studied the problem of violence over the past three decades, we have witnessed a steady increase in levels of children's exposure to violence and its damaging effect on their mental health. How does this exposure affect the mental health of children and adolescents ...
The team also found that adults heard differences in the speech of boys who prefer male friends and traditionally 'male' toys compared with boys who prefer friends of the opposite sex and toys culturally associated with girls. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo. The gender of children can be picked up from ...
A young child was filmed repeatedly screaming during an eight-hour plane journey from Germany to New York, on what passengers have described as the "flight from hell". When passengers boarded a Lufthansa plane heading to Newark Liberty International Airport, some were likely planning on enjoying ...
A man who claimed he had been abused by a Westminster paedophile ring has been charged with offences relating to indecent images of children. The man, who can only be referred to as Nick for legal reasons, provoked a massive police investigation after he told detectives he had been raped and ...
Even if educational approaches might resemble those for other special needs children, the diagnosis tells teachers behavior problems are "not because this child is disobedient, it's because of some neurological disorder," said Dr. Svetlana Popova, a senior scientist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental ...
It is the second time he has been recalled to prison over child abuse images. In 2010, Venables was sent back to jail for two years after pleading guilty to charges of downloading and distributing them. In September 2008, he was arrested on suspicion of affray after a drunken brawl, and was given a formal ...
BROCKTON -- Latarsha L. Sanders allegedly stabbed her 8-year-old son some 50 times with a kitchen knife as part of a "ritual incident" and then attacked her 5-year-old son after she concluded that the first child's death had failed to complete the ritual, a prosecutor said Tuesday. During a series of ...
Over 2,000 New Yorkers died from the flu and pneumonia, a common flu-related complication, in 2015, the last year with records available, according to a release from the New York City Health Department. Last season, 106 children around the country died from the flu; six of those deaths were in New York ...
"These are the kind of cases -- where a six-year-old child is being forced to engage in sexual activity -- that gives all of us as parents nightmares," Houston told reporters. The investigation began last Wednesday when the Alabama Internet crimes Against children Task Force, along with Montgomery, ...
To avoid spending too much money on furnishings your child will inevitably outgrow, consider this advice from interior designers with children of their own. ... chose a silver raindrop design by Sissy & Marley to create an accent wall that was "fun without being over the top," for a child's bedroom in Westport.

Her mother reportedly learned that Katie was pregnant with her husband's child in 2017, after reading it in the diary of one of her children. She called Steven, who confirmed that the two were having a baby, and that they planned to marry. The couple's two other children also told Henrico County Child ...
As the Ohio lawmakers and the president headed north on Interstate 71 to tout Trump's tax cut plan -- the Sheffer Corp. is one of four companies the White House is highlighting -- Melania Trump headed to Cincinnati children's hospital Medical Center, which is the nation's No. 3-ranked children's hospital ...
jury selection for the nanny who allegedly killed two young children in a New York City home begins today. Yoselyn Ortega is accused of killing 6-year-old Lulu Krim and 2-year-old Leo Krim at the Krim family's Upper West Side apartment in October 2012. Their mother, Marina Krim, was coming home after ...
Other victims included a boy shot dead near Ramallah, in Palestine, and a child killed by a bomb in the Iraqi city of Mosul. Conflicts across the Middle East and North Africa have taken a "devastating toll" on children in the region, Cappelaere said. "Not hundreds, not thousands but millions more children in ...
So far, the cost of testing your children is prohibitive for many families: it generally falls between $5,000 and $10,000 for healthy children and their biological parents. (Testing both parents and child is the gold standard, since their DNA offers clues and context to the child's code.) But the price might soon be ...
"Our study demonstrates the potential of Medicaid expansions for low-income adults to lessen disparities in the receipt of well-child visits among their children. It also highlights the importance of considering 'spillover' effects of policies affecting low-income adults regarding children's health care access and ...
silicon Valley's "Just Say No" moment may ultimately represent the best chance critics have to effect change--Democratic Senator Ed Markey is reportedly drafting a bill to commission a study by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to determine how tech impacts children, and it's ...
BROCKTON - The mother of two children found stabbed to death in Brockton has been charged with murdering them, the Plymouth district attorney said. The bodies of her sons, who were 5 and 8 years old, were found in the apartment, District Attorney Timothy Cruz said. Latarsha Sanders, 43, faces two ...
A 32-year-old who always thought she would have children can no longer justify it to herself. A Mormon has bucked the expectations of her religion by resolving to adopt rather than give birth. An Ohio woman had her first child after an unplanned pregnancy -- and then had a second because she did not ...
But paid leave and subsidized child care do make being a parent less of nightmare--especially if you do decide to try to balance work and children. Plus, the pay gap between men and women in Denmark and Sweden who choose to work full time is still smaller than it is in the U.S., meaning that they're ...
The global push to ensure free primary and secondary education by 2030 has helped fuel a "trade-off of quality for quantity", whereby children are spending several years in school yet remain unable to read, write or do basic sums, according to Jaime Saavedra, who leads the global education practice at ...
Another 29 children were wounded in attacks by Houthis in the same period, the report says. The report also notes that child recruitment has increased, particularly by the Houthis and the Yemeni National army. The UN describes the situation in Yemen as "the worst man-made humanitarian crisis" in the ...
The civil war has seen thousands of people killed and millions displaced. It's also had a major impact on education, with 1.8 million, or 70 percent of school-going age children not getting any education. The United Nations says years of war makes it difficult for kids to get to school, even in areas not directly ...
When a child starts showing the telltale symptoms of the flu, which include sneezing, coughing and high fever, he said, keep them home. Schobitz said parents shouldn't consider sending their children back to school or preschool until they go at least 24 hours with no fever and the coughing and sneezing ...
In 2017, the number of children in residential care in England rose to 72,670 [pdf] - an increase of more than 2,000 on the previous year. Given that it costs a local authority, on average, £3,000 a week to keep a child in residential care, it's not surprising that most want to do all they can to keep children with ...
In cases where children contract worms, it means the entire family will need to undergo treatment and follow strict hygiene procedures. These include cutting fingernails, changing bed linen, washing hands and scrubbing nails as well as morning baths or showers. So what signs should parents look out for?
The best part of my job now is that I get to meet these extraordinary children and families. I walk a special road with them," he says. "As horrible as it is when a child dies, one of the best rewards is a dignified and pain-free death. If I can make their lives slightly less bad, it's worthwhile. That keeps me going.".
Channel 4's just-finished Kiri centred around an abducted child. Netflix's Dark is about the sudden disappearance of local children. Two different episodes of the last Black Mirror run featured either scenes of children going missing or children being murdered. Last year's Ozark - spoiler alert! - ended with a ...
Frank Pangello was only a child at the time but went on to cover new developments in the case for five decades, first as a newspaper reporter and then as a television reporter for Channel 7. "I was 12 years old then and I remember it vividly to this day," Pangello said. "In those days, in 1966, as kids it was ...
However, the NSPCC said it recommended this move in 2008 and it was now "too little, too late". Instead, it wants the code to be mandatory, backed up by an independent regulator with fining powers. Features would include safe accounts for under-18s, extra protections like grooming alerts, and child endangerment reports ...
Amy (Duggar) King is willing to open her home for the 13 Turpin children who were allegedly abused in their parents' Perris, California, home -- which has been dubbed the house of horrors. The cousin of the famed large reality show family the Duggars tweeted supportive sentiments toward the Turpins on ...
The audit reviewed more than a decade of legislative changes aimed at helping some of Oregon's most vulnerable children. It found the Office of child Welfare, within the state's vast Department of Human Services, has failed to keep up with legal mandates and the increased demand for state intervention.
A jury found them guilty of three counts of causing mental harm to a child as a party to a crime. They will be ... Kathy Mullooly, division manager of Intake and Shared Services Division of HHS, defended her department and said it is focused on keeping children safe and families together. "We have awesome ...
Dr. Gene Fisher is the Chief of Pediatric Critical Care at the hospital. He says fighting the flu with Tamiflu gives your child the best chance to get rid of it quicker. "We know that the flu kills, and it is killing children throughout this country, and throughout Georgia...If I have the flu or if one of my children has the ...
When the drug was first approved in 1999, clinical trials had indicated that the drug was well-tolerated with few serious side-effects. By 2005, however, numerous reports indicated potential severe neurologic or psychiatric side effects associated with the drug in children younger than sixteen, including those ...
For the first time, scientists in China have created new ears for five children using their own cells grown in a 3D-printed mold. All five kids, between the ages of six and nine, were born with one underdeveloped ear, a condition called microtia. Though kids with microtia do tend to have hearing loss in their ...
Over the past three years, at least 14 other children were on the child welfare agency's radar when they died in situations that involved abuse, neglect or reckless behavior, according to NJ Advance Media reporting and the Department of children and Families' 2015 and 2016 reports on child fatalities.
"As we get closer to the cyclone and monsoon seasons, what is already a dire humanitarian situation risks becoming a catastrophe," said Oliver White, senior policy adviser for forced migration at UNICEF Australia. "Hundreds of thousands of children are already living in horrific conditions, and they will face ...
A retired Jacksonville police officer faces life in prison after pleading guilty to the commercial trafficking of videos of a Texas child when she was 3 and 4, ... began after a Sheriff's Office detective received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited children, according to the plea agreement.
"As I grew older, I realised that, for Cypriots, this is an unknown tale," says Mihail, now a journalist and author who been leading an effort to bring together those who went through experiences similar to his as a child. During his research, he discovered that no public records were available, lost as the years ...
I've visited schools whose walls are plastered with the text of the UN convention on the rights of the child. But it's striking that even when young people are subjected to grotesque violations - such as the tortures allegedly inflicted by David and Louise Turpin on their children in California - we rarely frame ...
Galveston, Texas -- police have released a photo of the body of a still-unidentified boy whose remains washed ashore three months ago on a beach in Galveston, Texas. Investigators made the rare move Tuesday in hopes of generating new leads in the case of the child they're calling "Little Jacob.".
Orlando, Fla. - The Florida Department of Health said it's seeing more cases of the flu this season than the same time last year. Many parents with kids who come down with the ailment are turning to Tamiflu--but anecdotes of children experiencing severe side effects from the antiviral drug have some ...


 

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