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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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Tougher penalties on way for child abuse

Tougher punishments could be on the way for those endangering the lives of children or mentally-disabled people in Bahrain. The Shura Council yesterday initially approved a proposed amendment to the Penal Code, which states that p

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UAE experts warn of rising child abuse

Experts have warned of rising incidence of child abuse in the region and the long-term impact on victims, citing recent studies and global data. A recent Sharjah study that surveyed students from seven government schools found tha

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300pc rise in child abuse cases

Child abuse cases registered by a government run centre in Bahrain have increased by more than 300 per cent since 2007. Latest figures released by the Social Development Ministry shows that the Child Protection Centre in Gudaibiya

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