Childcare

Red Cross condemns children’s death in recent Yemen shelling – ABC News

Posted: Sunday, September 17, 2017

The Red Cross on Sunday condemned the killing of children in Yemen by apparent shelling, saying Friday’s attack in the city of Taiz was a reminder of the “immense suffering” endured by civilians in the war-ravaged Arab nation. The International Committee of the Red Cross called for protecting civilians in Yemen’s civil war, which pits the Iranian-backed rebels known as Houthis and their allies against an internationally recognized government backed…

UN-supported campaign to immunize 150000 Rohingya children against deadly diseases – UN News Centre

Posted: Sunday, September 17, 2017

17 September 2017 – As thousands of Rohingya refugees – including many children – having fled violence in Myanmar continue to arrive in Bangladesh, a United Nations-supported vaccination campaign has been initiated to prevent the spread of potentially deadly diseases. According to a news release by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the agency and the UN World Health Organization (WHO) are supporting…

Ukraine: Parents protest against deaths at children’s camp – BBC News

Posted: Sunday, September 17, 2017

Image copyright AFP Image caption One of the camp’s dormitory blocks was completely decimated by the fire Angry parents have protested outside the town hall in Ukraine’s port city of Odessa over the deaths of two children in a fire at a children’s camp. The remains of a third person were later discovered, though it is not yet known if this was a child or an adult. PM Volodymyr Groysman…

Children pulled from wreckage in M5 crash that left four dead – The Guardian

Posted: Sunday, September 17, 2017

A marine has described how he helped to pull two children from the wreckage of a crash in which four people died. A woman and two children remain in hospital with life-threatening injuries after a lorry collided with oncoming traffic between junctions 16 and 14 on the M5 in south Gloucestershire on Saturday. Alex Morgan, a marine based in Plymouth, told Somerset Live he had been travelling to a wedding…

Red Cross condemns children’s death in recent Yemen shelling – ABC News

Posted: Sunday, September 17, 2017

The Red Cross on Sunday condemned the killing of children in Yemen by apparent shelling, saying Friday’s attack in the city of Taiz was a reminder of the “immense suffering” endured by civilians in the war-ravaged Arab nation. The International Committee of the Red Cross called for protecting civilians in Yemen’s civil war, which pits the Iranian-backed rebels known as Houthis and their allies against an internationally recognized government backed…

Ukraine: Parents protest against deaths at children’s camp – BBC News

Posted: Sunday, September 17, 2017

Image copyright AFP Image caption One of the camp’s dormitory blocks was completely decimated by the fire Angry parents have protested outside the town hall in Ukraine’s port city of Odessa over the deaths of two children in a fire at a children’s camp. The remains of a third person were later discovered, though it is not yet known if this was a child or an adult. PM Volodymyr Groysman…

Bangladesh Limits Rohingya Travel, Begins Immunizing Children – Voice of America

Posted: Sunday, September 17, 2017

COX’S BAZAR, BANGLADESH —  Bangladeshi authorities took steps Sunday to restrict the movement of Muslim Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar into crowded border camps and started immunizing tens of thousands of children against diseases. Bangladesh has been overwhelmed with more than 400,000 Rohingya who fled their homes in the last three weeks amid a crisis the U.N. describes as ethnic cleansing. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who lambasted Myanmar for…

Ukraine: Parents protest against deaths at children’s camp – BBC News

Posted: Sunday, September 17, 2017

Image copyright AFP Image caption One of the camp’s dormitory blocks was completely decimated by the fire Angry parents have protested outside the town hall in Ukraine’s port city of Odessa over the deaths of two children in a fire at a children’s camp. The remains of a third person were later discovered, though it is not yet known if this was a child or an adult. PM Volodymyr Groysman…

Ukraine: Parents protest against deaths at children’s camp – BBC News

Posted: Sunday, September 17, 2017

Image copyright AFP Image caption One of the camp’s dormitory blocks was completely decimated by the fire Angry parents have protested outside the town hall in Ukraine’s port city of Odessa over the deaths of two children in a fire at a children’s camp. The remains of a third person were later discovered, though it is not yet known if this was a child or an adult. PM Volodymyr Groysman…

Ukraine: Parents protest against deaths at children’s camp – BBC News

Posted: Saturday, September 16, 2017

Image copyright AFP Image caption One of the camp’s dormitory blocks was completely decimated by the fire Angry parents have protested outside the town hall in Ukraine’s port city of Odessa over the deaths of two children in a fire at a children’s camp. The remains of a third person were later discovered, though it is not yet known if this was a child or an adult. PM Volodymyr Groysman…

Incredible Years program helps prep children for life – Asheboro Courier Tribune

Posted: Saturday, September 16, 2017

By Judi Brinegar jbrinegar@courier-tribune.com Twitter: @JudiBrinegarCT Editor’s note: Every parent wants his or her child to get a great start in life. Sometimes, however, that is not such an easy task. That is where The Incredible Years program can step in and guide parents through some of the issues they might face with a preschool aged child. ASHEBORO — The Incredible Years is a program offered…

3 things you should never share with your children – Metro

Posted: Saturday, September 16, 2017

You don’t need to tell them everything (Picture: Getty) A couple of years ago I was a guest on a radio show. The subject was parenting and honesty – how much do you need to tell your children about your past? I was arguing that while you don’t need to lie to your kids, you shouldn’t feel compelled to tell them every gory detail from your own youth. 5 fun…

Children committing hate crimes reflect our society – CNN

Posted: Saturday, September 16, 2017

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Children born in September are smarter, study finds – The Independent

Posted: Saturday, September 16, 2017

Being one of the older ones in the year group gives children an advantage in school, a new US study published in the National Bureau of Economic Research has found. Scientists looked at the cognitive development of more than 1.2 million public school students in Florida between the ages of six and 15, all of whom were born in different months. They found that students born in the month of…

PHOTOS: More Than Half The 400,000 Rohingya Refugees In … – NPR

Posted: Saturday, September 16, 2017

Mohamed Ayas, 15, was shot in the back by Myanmarese soldiers as he attempted to flee his village in Myanmar’s western Rakhine State. Tommy Trenchard/Caritas hide caption toggle caption Tommy Trenchard/Caritas Mohamed Ayas, 15, was shot in the back by Myanmarese soldiers as he attempted to flee his village in Myanmar’s western Rakhine State. Tommy Trenchard/Caritas Nearly 400,000 Rohingya people have fled government violence in Myanmar and crossed into neighboring…

Motive still a mystery for man held in slaying of his 3 kids – ABC News

Posted: Saturday, September 16, 2017

The father suspected of killing his three children in California has been interviewed by investigators, though they still aren’t offering a motive for the slayings, authorities said Friday. Investigators talked with Robert William Hodges, 32, after he was found near midnight Thursday parked about seven miles from the apartment where police found the three children following a domestic violence call. Police previously said Hodges was 33. “I don’t know what…

PHOTOS: Children Caught In The Crossfire Of Rohingya Crisis – NPR

Posted: Saturday, September 16, 2017

Mohamed Ayas, 15, was shot in the back by Myanmarese soldiers as he attempted to flee his village in Myanmar’s western Rakhine State. Tommy Trenchard/Caritas hide caption toggle caption Tommy Trenchard/Caritas Mohamed Ayas, 15, was shot in the back by Myanmarese soldiers as he attempted to flee his village in Myanmar’s western Rakhine State. Tommy Trenchard/Caritas Nearly 400,000 Rohingya people have fled government violence in Myanmar and crossed into neighboring…

Children of 9/11 victims meet at camp, wed 16 years later – Fox News

Posted: Friday, September 15, 2017

Brielle Saracini and Sean McGuire were just ten years old when their fathers passed away in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Sixteen years later, almost to the day, on Sept. 9, the two were married in a stunning outdoor ceremony in Austin, Tex. There was not a dry eye the house. The disaster brought Saracini and McGuire together at a young age….

Children riding slides while on a parent’s lap increases risk of injury, finds study – The Independent

Posted: Friday, September 15, 2017

It’s not uncommon to see a child whizzing down a playground slide on an adult’s lap. But according to a new study, this could be far more dangerous than most people think.  Sitting on a parent’s lap while going down a slide can lead to a broken leg for young children. If a child’s foot catches the slide while sliding by themselves, the potential for injury is small due to…

At Risk in Rohingya Exodus: 230000 Children, Hundreds All Alone – New York Times

Posted: Friday, September 15, 2017

HONG KONG — More than half of the Rohingya refugees who have fled Myanmar in the past three weeks are children, including hundreds who traveled without family members, putting them at particular risk in cramped, muddy camps in Bangladesh, aid workers say. The United Nations says up to 400,000 Rohingya have fled the state of Rakhine in western Myanmar since Aug. 25 and are now struggling to find food, shelter…