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Kids in cages: Geneva protest urges UN action on Trump migration...

Dozens of demonstrators gather outside the UN's European HQ urging the UN Human Rights Council take on President Donald Trump's administration.

US man sentenced to death for killing his five children

Jurors deliberates in less than two hours to announce their verdict against the man who killed his five children.

Are you a helicopter parent?

Parents must nurture their child’s skills and gifts instead of mollycoddling them.

Internet addiction can lead to mental disorder, says don

Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia's Nurhafizah Mohd Sukor says uncontrolled usage of social media or new media can result in psychological and cultural problems.

Unconstitutional to bar children from peaceful assemblies, says MP

Bukit Gelugor MP Ramkarpal Singh says freedom of speech and assembly is guaranteed to all irrespective of age.

Kids taking part in protests isn’t exploitation, say lawyers

However, lawyer Sharmila Sekaran says what's important is ensuring their safety.

NGOs rapped for allowing kids to take part in climate change...

MBPP councillor Vino Dini Chandragason wants the police and education department to investigate the matter.

Hypertension seen in children exposed to flower pesticides

Commercial rose production regularly involves using a range of pesticides, but little is known about its effects on human health.

Give your kids a head start on money management

Educate your kids on financial management and they will be successful adults.

Children up for adoption paraded in Brazil shopping centre

News of the parade spark outrage on social media, prompting organisers to defend the event.

US TV station pulls episode over gay marriage

It's not the first time that the issue of homosexuality in a children's program has generated controversy.

Fifth Guatemalan child dies in US immigration custody

The boy fell sick and was given treatment before being found dead by Border Patrol agents.

UMS gets RM300,000 Unicef grant to address issues facing women, kids

This makes UMS the first university in Malaysia to collaborate with Unicef in attending to such issues.

Lack of outdoor activities causes behaviourial disorders in kids, warn experts

Two specialists say children spend too much time on gadgets and do not interact much with others and this is leading to learning disorders.

When best to ‘talk money’ with your kids

The most optimal age to teach kids about money is age seven as it sets the foundation for how they will perceive money as they grow up and throughout their lives.

Car ploughs into young children in Japan, leaving several injured

Four children were in critical condition and that others were hospitalised after the accident.

Group wants new IGP to continue search for Indira’s daughter

It is concerned as police officer heading task force looking for missing girl is retiring soon.

WHO issues screen time recommendations for under-5’s

The guidelines are a first of its kind for the World Health Organisation.

How to keep kids healthy on a vegetarian diet

Remember to feed your child a variety of foods and combine the foods correctly so they get a full spectrum of much-needed nutrients.

A mother’s love knows no bounds

She has been taking her mentally challenged daughter to the market on her old bicycle nearly every day for the past 15 years or more.

Khashoggi’s children deny settlement discussions over his murder

According to a Washington Post report, the children of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi received five-figure payments as compensation for the killing of their father.

Creating age-friendly cities for kids and the elderly

Liveability is also important and includes basic amenities, infrastructure, public transport, secure neighbourhoods and a clean environment.

Buying for our ‘future’ children… literally

Many parents are buying property in school catchment areas to future-proof their children’s education.

Establish KPI for better processing of citizenship applications, says MP

Kasthuri Patto says it is not enough just to improve the standard operating procedure as the whole process of handling citizenship applications is disorganised.