Documentation Materials

Autism Fast Facts

Autism or autism spectrum disorder (ASD) incorporates a group of neurodevelopmental disorders...

13 reasons why we need to end violence in schools

Schools should be a safe space for children to learn and grow. But for half of the world’s teens,...

New guide helps kids, adolescents living with ostomies

Children and teens who undergo ostomy surgery now have a resource written by their peers to help...

These are the countries where spanking is illegal

Most parents know the proverb, "spare the rod, spoil the child." But in recent years, many have...

More than 40 million people trapped in slavery, with majority women: new global figure

More than 40 million people were trapped as slaves last year in forced labor and forced marriages,...

A parent's guide to keeping your baby or child cool at night in the hot weather to stop heatstroke

The heatwave is here but the soaring temperatures mean it can be a real struggle for parents to...

The wounded victims of Sri Lanka's child marriage law

In Sri Lanka the legal marriage age is 18, but under a decades-old community law, much younger...

Committee on the Rights of the Child examines the report of Lebanon

The Committee on the Rights of the Child today(19 May) concluded its consideration of the combined...

Lead exposure in children: a guide to U.S. standards

The following is a guide to the standards on lead exposure set by the Centers for Disease Control...

'Digital heroin for children':Youngsters spend five hours a day glued to their smartphones and televisions

We are a nation of technology addicts – and the habit starts early. Britain’s children are glued to...

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