03/09/2012 - Concern is growing that the almost 400 children in the care of the state in Australia have been in 10 or more foster care facilities, and that this stress puts vulnerable children at increased risk.
31/08/2012 – Two Afghan children—one teen boy and a young girl—were beheaded this week in Afghanistan in two horrific, unrelated incidents.
28/08/2012 – A new view from American paediatricians looks favourably at male circumcision, but says the procedure should be the choice of the parents. Critics battling against circumcision call the practice a violation of children’s rights.
25/08/2012 – South African researchers have found that violence against children remains a continual challenge, with three children being murdered each day.
21/08/2012 - Activists state that the rights of 30 million children need to be guaranteed under Egypt's next constitution, to be raised above family law.