Children / Youth Issues

Former USA Gymnastics boss arrested for Nassar evidence-tampering

Former USA Gymnastics boss arrested for Nassar evidence-tampering

Published 18/10/2018

(Reuters) - Steve Penny, the former USA Gymnastics president, was arrested on Wednesday night in Tennessee on charges he tampered with evidence in the case [more…]

Building a lifelong love of opera in toddlers, one hop at a time

Building a lifelong love of opera in toddlers, one hop at a time

Published 17/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Two-year-old Emily is already on her way to a lifetime love of Opera. She particularly likes the hopping. Welcome to London’s Royal [more…]

YOUR MONEY – Comic heroes teach kids about finance

YOUR MONEY – Comic heroes teach kids about finance

Published 16/10/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - As any parent knows, getting children to focus can be challenging - even more so when it involves topics like monetary [more…]

Paddle your own pumpkin: German racers swap boats for vegetables

Paddle your own pumpkin: German racers swap boats for vegetables

Published 03/10/2018

LOHMAR, Germany (Reuters) - With a look of apprehension, a blond woman clad in a wetsuit wobbles her way onto a lake in western Germany [more…]

Desperate Indonesians flee quake zone, with scale of disaster unclear

Desperate Indonesians flee quake zone, with scale of disaster unclear

Published 01/10/2018

PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia scrambled on Monday to get help into quake-hit Sulawesi island as survivors streamed away from their ruined homes and accounts [more…]

Your Money: How to factor in cost when applying to college

Your Money: How to factor in cost when applying to college

Published 01/10/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Picking the right college is not just a matter of finding a good fit for a student’s talents and interests, but [more…]

Kenyan children’s musical roars in to U.S. for off-Broadway premiere

Kenyan children’s musical roars in to U.S. for off-Broadway premiere

Published 01/10/2018

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Feathery costumes, multi-colored makeup and East African instruments are packed into boxes, ready for shipping as Kenya’s National Theatre prepares to take [more…]

Four in 10 believe allegations against Kavanaugh, three in 10 do…

Four in 10 believe allegations against Kavanaugh, three in 10 do…

Published 01/10/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Four in 10 Americans believe sexual misconduct allegations against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, while three in 10 do not [more…]

Movie about corrupt priests outrages politicians in Catholic Poland

Movie about corrupt priests outrages politicians in Catholic Poland

Published 28/09/2018

WARSAW (Reuters) - A new movie featuring drunk, fornicating and child-abusing priests has outraged some conservative politicians in Poland and fueled debate about the Catholic [more…]

Youth soccer injury prevention program saves healthcare costs

Youth soccer injury prevention program saves healthcare costs

Published 07/09/2018

(Reuters Health) - An injury prevention program tailored to children’s soccer is not only more effective than typical warmups and stretches at keeping players safe, [more…]