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Sierra Leone mourns 100 children among dead in massive flooding

With 600 people still missing in Freetown, President Ernest Bai Koroma described the humanitarian challenge ahead as 'overwhelming.'

One in five children in developed world in relative poverty: UN

'Governments in all countries need to take action to ensure the gaps are reduced and progress is made.'

Road injuries remain top killer of Vietnam's teenagers, WHO says

‘Every year in Vietnam lives of thousands of families are torn apart by the loss of a child to a road accident.'
May 22, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Children stop tourists, beg for gifts in northern Vietnam

Drivers say the kids caught them off guard on a winding mountain pass.
May 04, 2017 | 02:17 pm GMT+7

Children pay the price in Afghan conflict: UN

From January to March, 210 children were killed.
April 27, 2017 | 05:21 pm GMT+7

Child abuse cases prompt Vietnamese province to install cameras in kindergartens

Intensive mainstream and social media reports have prompted officials to intervene following a rising number of child sexual and physical abuse cases.
April 18, 2017 | 02:31 pm GMT+7

How Phu My Hung's best-selling development gears towards its 'little residents'

Phu My Hung's best-selling Saigon South Residences is designed to provide a safe environment for children to learn and grow. 
March 22, 2017 | 10:32 am GMT+7

How to raise financially savvy kids

Personal finance guru Beth Kobliner, who authors 'Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even if You're Not),' spoke with Reuters about how to equip kids with money smarts.
February 08, 2017 | 10:46 am GMT+7

Vietnamese parents shocked over adult content in YouTube videos for children

The channel has responded by blocking all Vietnamese subscribers.
January 18, 2017 | 02:54 pm GMT+7

New project tackles violence against children in Vietnam

About 3,000-4,000 Vietnamese children are suffering from abuse and maltreatment every year, according to World Vision Vietnam.
January 07, 2017 | 03:17 pm GMT+7

WHO urges curbs on online food marketing to children

Governments must do more to protect children from sophisticated online methods used to market unhealthy foods to them.
November 04, 2016 | 06:59 pm GMT+7

300 million children breathe heavily toxic air: UNICEF

Air pollution is a major contributing factor in the deaths of around 600,000 children under five every year.
October 31, 2016 | 08:38 am GMT+7

Autism study shows lasting benefits of early interaction

A modest improvement in outcomes for children is possible.
October 27, 2016 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

One girl under 15 married every seven seconds, says Save the Children

Today, Octorber 11 is also International Day of the Girl Child.
October 11, 2016 | 08:37 am GMT+7

Girls spend 40 pct more time on unpaid household chores than boys

It means they are missing out on chances to learn and enjoy their childhood according to a UNICEF report.
October 07, 2016 | 08:35 am GMT+7