November 29th 2013
Sexism is so widespread in the UK it affects "most aspects" of the lives of girls and young women, a report from Girlguiding UK says.
"Sexual harassment is commonplace, girls' appearance...
November 26th 2013
"Shocking" sexual violence is being carried out by children against other children as young as 11, according to an official report.
The Office of the Children's Commissioner for England said the...
November 26th 2013
Money worries and the distractions of social media mean people are having sex less frequently, researchers say.
A survey of more than 15,000 Britons found those aged 16-44 were having sex...
November 4th 2013
Every day, 20,000 girls below age 18 give birth in developing countries. Nine in 10 of these births occur within marriage or a union. Girls under 15 account for 2...
August 10th 2013
Meet Jessie, a shy Latina teen in East Los Angeles who just wants to survive chemistry class, help out her single mom, and escape high school still a member of...
August 6th 2013
The story of an 11-year-old Yemeni girl named Nada al-Ahdal, who recorded a brief video explaining why she’d fled her parents to avoid the marriage they’d arranged for her, has finally...
July 22nd 2013
he happiness of children in the UK is in decline, with 15% of young teenagers reporting low well-being, a report from a children's charity says.
The Children's Society's Good Childhood Report...
July 11th 2013
Average age of marriage in Pakistan is about 17 years which is one of the lowest in the world. About 19 out of 100 girls in developing countries including Pakistan...
June 27th 2013
The poorly educated are paying the highest price for the financial crisis, says the OECD's education adviser, Andreas Schleicher. Youngsters without qualifications now face a shrinking chance of getting jobs,...
June 19th 2013
Child poverty in the UK would be less common if we encouraged smaller families, argues Population Matters. Recent government data has reported that one in six children lived in relative...
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