Children / Youth Issues

Gymnastics: Abuse allegations deeply concerning, says New Zealand government

Gymnastics: Abuse allegations deeply concerning, says New Zealand government

Published 03/08/2020

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand’s Sports Minister Grant Robertson has called allegations of psychological and physical abuse in gymnastics in the country “deeply concerning” and [more…]

Actress Heard to be quizzed over her Depp ‘wife beater’ claims

Actress Heard to be quizzed over her Depp ‘wife beater’ claims

Published 19/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Actress Amber Heard will be questioned about her allegations that she suffered domestic abuse at the hands of ex-husband Johnny Depp when [more…]

Child YouTube star Ryan Kaji adds lockdown fun, virus education to repertoire

Child YouTube star Ryan Kaji adds lockdown fun, virus education to repertoire

Published 16/07/2020

(Reuters) - Young YouTube sensation Ryan Kaji’s star has kept rising during the coronavirus lockdowns. The eight-year-old, who first began his channel “Ryan’s World” on [more…]

German study shows low coronavirus infection rate in schools

German study shows low coronavirus infection rate in schools

Published 13/07/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Very few of 2,000 school children and teachers tested in the German state of Saxony showed antibodies to COVID-19, a study found [more…]

Trump’s planned order on ‘dreamer’ immigrants will not include amnesty -White House

Trump’s planned order on ‘dreamer’ immigrants will not include amnesty -White House

Published 11/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s planned executive order on immigration will not include amnesty for migrants who are in the United States illegally [more…]

Trump’s planned order on ‘dreamers’ will not include amnesty, White House says

Trump’s planned order on ‘dreamers’ will not include amnesty, White House says

Published 11/07/2020

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s planned executive order on immigration will not include amnesty for migrants who are in the United States illegally but [more…]

Inflammation key to severe COVID-19 in high-risk groups- plasma therapy only right for some patients

Inflammation key to severe COVID-19 in high-risk groups- plasma therapy only right for some patients

Published 06/07/2020

(Reuters) - The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and [more…]

Venezuelan music, dance teachers reach kids online amid pandemic

Venezuelan music, dance teachers reach kids online amid pandemic

Published 01/07/2020

CARACAS(Reuters) - With Venezuela now three months into a coronavirus quarantine that has kept children locked indoors, music and art teachers and storytellers are for [more…]

Vietnam schoolgirl creates art from the chaos of the coronavirus

Vietnam schoolgirl creates art from the chaos of the coronavirus

Published 12/06/2020

HANOI (Reuters) - Stuck at home with school suspended, Nguyen Doi Chung Anh made the most of a lockdown in Vietnam by using art to [more…]

Scientists create embryo-like research model from human stem cells

Scientists create embryo-like research model from human stem cells

Published 10/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have used human embryonic stem cells to create an embryo-like research model to help them study some of the earliest stages [more…]