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Malala, Indian child activist win Nobel Peace Prize

Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 for advocating girls' right to education, and Indian campaigner against child trafficking and labour Kailash Satyarthi won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize yester

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Dubai to host debut forum on children’s rights

Dubai is set to host the inaugural Global Child Forum, an international independent platform for research, dialogue, information and action which was initiated by King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden. It will be held on

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Unilever launches child scholarship contest

Unilever, one of the world’s leading suppliers of fast moving consumer goods, has launched an exclusive child scholarship competition in partnership with retail giant Carrefour. The scholarship competition, being introduced

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Lung transplant hope for Bahraini child

A Bahraini child suffering from a chronic illness will be flown to India next week to undergo a lung transplant. Nine-year-old Karrar Yaseen Alsari has been suffering from lung cirrhosis since he was two, but his parents have been unabl

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New childbirth hope over blood diseases in Bahrain

Bahraini women are getting pregnant knowing their children might be born with serious hereditary illnesses because of religious fatwas that permit them to have an abortion, an expert has claimed.   Some do that i

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Alba launches child car seat safety drive

Aluminium Bahrain has launched its safety awareness campaign 'Make the right choice for your child’s safety.'    The three-day campaign, which will end on May 21, is aimed at educating Alba emp

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Alba launches child car seat safety drive

Aluminium Bahrain has launched its safety awareness campaign 'Make the right choice for your child’s safety.'    The three-day campaign, which will end on May 21, is aimed at educating Alba emp

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LA couple get jail in Qatar over child death

A Los Angeles couple were sentenced to three years in jail in Qatar on Thursday for causing the death of their adopted daughter, who was found to have died of starvation, in a case that has raised concern in Washington.  

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Experts warn of more sex abuse victims

Psychologists have warned more victims are likely to come forward in a horrific case of child sex abuse in Bahrain. They suspect a 43-year-old Bahraini father, who has been arrested for sexually assaulting his four daughters, has

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China triples compensation for parents losing only child

China is to more than triple the amount of compensation that some parents get if their only child dies, the health and family planning agency said on Thursday, in the latest sign of a more lenient stand on an uncompromising population policy.

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