One in five children in high-income countries lives in relative income poverty and an average of one in eight faces food insecurity, according to the latest Report Card issued by the UNICEF Office of Research — Innocenti.
UNICEF: 20% of children in rich countries live in relative income poverty
A damning report claims that illegal immigration in Britain may be running at 150,000 a year.
150,000 illegal immigrants enter UK each year
One in three adults aren't fully aware that electronic cigarette vapor is harmful to children, according to a new study.
Over 30% of adults don't know e-cigarette vapor may harm kids
Myanmar should guarantee the rights and medical care of children from the Rohingya Muslim minority detained in an army crackdown launched in October, a UN human rights investigator said.
UN rights expert urges Myanmar to protect detained Rohingya children
People who are phone snubbed — or 'phubbed' — by others are, themselves, often turning to their smartphones and social media to find acceptance, according to new research from Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business.
People phubbed by others turn to social media for acceptance
Overweight nurses in the UK need to trim down if they want to send the right message to their patients about being healthy, regulators said. New rules drafted by health leaders have asked all nurses to 'maintain a level of personal fitness' to be able to care for people, wrote.
Overweight UK nurses told to beat the bulge
Ambar Garcia, who lives just north of downtown Los Angeles, said she’s thankful her two daughters have health coverage through California’s version of Medicaid, the government program for low-income people.
California’s kids are healthy but many live in poverty
Women should study English in the UK to earn more than men, official data shows, as it is the only subject where the salaries of female graduates exceed those of their male peers.
UK women should study English to earn more than men
Against the backdrop of increasing refugee numbers around the globe, fuelled by crisis and insecurity, and an ever-widening gap in places to resettle them, the top United Nations official dealing with refugee issues has called on governments to 'step up' and deliver places for refugees in line with the commitments they have made.
Refugee numbers outpace resettlement spots
Researchers at the University of Connecticut found evidence that electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, may be as harmful as tobacco cigarettes.
Study finds e-cigarettes may be as harmful as smoking tobacco

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