Many survivors of an earthquake that killed more than 2,200 people in southern Haiti are worried about providing for their children, with more than half a million minors feared to be at risk from the fallout.
Back-to-school week begins in-person today for some children in the United States, while others continue in a virtual classroom. Most schools have a plan for this year’s fall season, but no one knows what COVID-19 variants and new infections will bring.
Dacia was known to be an obedient and joyful daughter, but now she had once again defied her parents’ explicit demands. Angered at their daughter’s out-of-the-ordinary actions, Dacia’s parents laid out harsh punishment for the 12-year-old. She was not to attend the meetings, not to […]
India continues to see thousands die from COVID-19 every day in one of the world’s worst outbreaks so far. Unfortunately, many within the country (and in countries all over the world) continue to downplay the severity of the virus for political reasons. Read more about the […]
Every year, hundreds of Pakistani Muslim men kidnap Christian, Hindu, and Sikh women and children. Many are as young as 12, chained up to keep them from escaping. The men often force both conversion to Islam and marriage upon their victims.
The U.S. vaccine regulators have recommended children as young as 12 years old be included among those to receive the two-dose vaccine against the coronavirus. This is a way of protecting our teenagers before they head back to school. Included in this group are children […]
Heavy rains have flooded areas of Northern Haiti since early last week. The flooding adds to economic problems in the country, which a United Nations official recently noted. About 40 percent of Haiti’s population needs humanitarian assistance.