Child Safety

Child Safety

Global shortage of midwives threatens women’s lives: Report

Despite alarms raised in the last State of the World’s Midwifery report in 2014, which also provided a roadmap on how to remedy this deficit, progress over the past eight years has been too slow

Global shortage of midwives threatens women’s lives: Report

UNICEF dialogue

Children’s online safety requires attention

UNICEF, with support from Grameenphone, organised a virtual dialogue on ‘Guidelines to ensure online safety for children.’

Children’s online safety requires attention

Suspected of theft, minor thrashed by shopkeeper in Kushtia

A 12-year-old boy was badly beaten up by a grocery shop owner in Old Kushtia village in Kushtia Sadar upazila for allegedly stealing items from his outlet

Suspected of theft, minor thrashed by shopkeeper in Kushtia

Researchers highlight outcomes of Covid-19 transmission from mother to fetus

Most known cases of Covid-19 in pregnant women have been in the third trimester of pregnancy, yet it is in the second trimester that the immune system of the mother is significantly less active

Community health volunteers check the pulse of a resident during a check-up campaign for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Mumbai, India, 3 October 2020.

Unicef report

Child mortality increases by 13% in the pandemic

The report warns that the South Asian countries would see the death of more 228 thousand children and 11 thousand mothers in the coming years due to limitations in accessing health care.

Child mortality increases by 13% in the pandemic

Rohingya children and their worsening story

As schools, learning centers, clubs and playing spaces are closed, consequently, children are out of their normal activities and becoming prone to being used and abused by different groups

Suffering etched on the faces of little Rohingya children driven from their country. Picture taken at the Balukhali camp.

PM stresses on balanced food, awareness campaign

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has emphasised on intake of balanced food to meet nutrition demand alongside carrying out awareness building campaigns among the people for it.

PM stresses on balanced food, awareness campaign

Madrasa teacher detained for ‘raping’ 7-yr- old child in Benapole

A Madrasa teacher was arrested on Monday for allegedly raping a seven-year-old girl at Bhaberber village of Sharsha upazila in Jashore.

Madrasa teacher detained for ‘raping’ 7-yr- old child in Benapole

Child abuse

“Jeong-in-ah, I’m sorry”

Public rage over a child abuse case that resulted in the death of Jeong-in, an adopted 16-month-old toddler, is building up in Korea

Jeong-in before adoption

PM for prompt action against child repression

Mentioning that she was moved immensely by unnatural death of any child elsewhere across the globe, prime minister Sheikh Hasina today sounded a note of warning against child repression as her ...

PM for prompt action against child repression
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