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It's not an uncommon image in urban India: a toddler -- dusty, tear-stained face, wearing ragged clothing, sitting alone at a construction site. (photo courtesy: Susan Macartney) (Photo courtesy: Su...
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Bullying is unwanted, aggre ive behaviour among school-aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behaviour is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Kids...
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A shocking 17,000 lives were lost to malnutrition in Maharashtra's tribal belts in the last one year alone, according to an RTI reply. Acting on the Bombay High Court's directives, the Maharashtra sta...
"Children are not only more likely to be living in extreme poverty; the effects of poverty are most damaging to them."
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An Austrian teen has sued her parents for sharing embarrassing photos from her childhood.
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One of the most gratifying milestones for many parents is when their child is finally able to read independently. It is a joy to see them pore over books. As a book-loving parent myself, I was delight...
In an effort to avoid transforming into something we almost always end up becoming it. One of the things I never want to do as a parent is to constantly talk about my daughter with every person I meet...
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Paulo Coelho once famously said that we can learn three things from our children: to be happy for no reason, to always be curious, to fight tirelessly for something. He may be spot on but there is so much else we can learn from our kids.
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Reading clubs (sometimes called reading camps) are an integral component of the Literacy Boost programme for early grade learners. Children attend the camps after school and on weekends to build on the literacy skills they learn at school. The clubs are facilitated by trained community volunteers, who lead the children through fun activities such as songs, games and arts and crafts -- all of which focus on building reading skills.
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Hindus around the world are celebrating Janmashtami, a holiday marking the birth of Krishna, a beloved and multifaceted god believed to be the supreme deity of the Universe. But none celebrated the fe...
For Vinod, a state-level runner, athletics was not a future he remotely envisaged. Growing up struggling to survive on the meagre earnings of his father, all that he had to hold on to was his school books, giving him glimpses of a vibrant, gargantuan world full of boundless opportunities. But a family tragedy changed everything.
What hope is there for them?