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