04/09/2012 - A new Child Safety Inquiry is examining the criteria used by the state to relinquish parental rights and forced the adoption of children out of their families.
03/09/2012 - Clashes between rebel fighters, armed tribesmen, and criminal gangs has led to increased violence and instability, and obstructing access to healthcare for the most vulnerable, including women seeking antenatal care.
29/08/2012 – Ontario Common Front, a coalition of labour and community groups, has released a new report on poverty and inequality in Ontario.
23/08/2012 – Some cash-strapped parents may be choosing high-calorie but low-nutrient foods for their children, results of new research from a Canadian university suggest.
22/08/2012 - The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in New Zealand has spoken out about what the country can learn from the lunch of a study on child poverty in the Netherlands.
18/08/2012 – Protest turned deadly in South Africa this week when police fired on demonstrators at the Lonmin Marikana platinum mine. The event was captured on camera by the Reuters news agency, shocking audiences around the world.
16/08/2012 – New data produced by the Canadian government shows that aboriginal children are more likely the non-aboriginals to experience unintentional injuries.
15/08/2012 – Some research shows that children of single parents may face higher risks of "delinquent" behaviour than do children from married households. But, debate continues on single parents, morality and economic wellbeing.
08/08/2012 - A new study claims that chronic stress in childhood could lead to anti-social and aggressive behavior during adolescence.
06/08/2012 - A lack of knowledge of basic healthcare and lack of sanitation are contributing to the high number of deaths among children under the age of five; more child deaths in households which suffer from poverty.