Some 27 million children are out of school due to conflict, with girls facing a heightened risk of sexual and gender-based violence, the United Nations said in a report, calling on States and international organizations to integrate all uprooted children into the education system where they live.
Conflict keeps 27 million children out of school
Sleeping well has a far more profound impact on wellbeing than a significant pay rise, according to new research.
Good night’s more important than a pay rise in making you happy
Carter Hill, age 4, was strapped in his car seat and being driven down the highway when he was shot in the head in a road rage incident on Aug. 6.
Twenty-three children are shot every day in America
Emissions from diesel cars rigged to appear eco-friendly may be responsible for 5,000 air pollution deaths per year in Europe alone, according to a study published on Monday.
5,000 'Dieselgate' deaths in Europe per year (video)
Congo’s Kasai region is the latest deadly hotspot in the vast Central African country that has had violent rebellions for decades. Once again, children are among the most vulnerable victims.
Children flee, fight amid Congo’s growing Kasai violence
Black, Asian and minority-ethnic staff (BAME) who work at PwC in the UK earn almost 13 percent less than other employees, according to figures provided by the professional services firm
PwC reveals black and Asian workers paid 13% less
The South Korean government will make concerted efforts to tackle the deepening low birthrate trend in a bid to boost the growth potential of Asia's fourth-largest economy, the finance minister said.
South Korea puts policy priority on tackling low birthrate
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.
UN-supported campaign to immunize 150,000 Rohingya children against deadly diseases
Diners at Grand Hyatt Singapore's restaurants have been unknowingly helping the hotel maintain its in-house herb garden every time they have a meal there.
Hotel turns food waste into fertilizer
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.
Children born in September are smarter

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