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Should children vote? I argue that there are reasonable ways to give children the vote in an interview with CBC radio

I make the case for giving children the vote in a radio interview broadcast on the CBC program “The 180″. The show is hosted by… 189 more words


Brainwashing and radicalisation don't explain why young people join violent causes

By Jason Hart

(This blog was oringially posted at – The Conversation)

On the morning of September 24 2014, 15-year-old Yusra Hussien left for school near her home in Easton, Bristol. 771 more words

Youth And Children

U.N. Convention on the Rights of Children -- Time for the U.S.

Twenty-five years ago, on November 20, 1989, the United Nations adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child.  To date, the only two nations that have not signed and ratified the document are Somalia and the United States. 308 more words


Are Children Better Off Today Than 25 Years Ago?

Yes and No, New Report Says

Kurdish refugee children from the Syrian town of Kobani in a makeshift classroom at a refugee camp in the border town of Suruc on November 18, 2014. 1,302 more words


Stunting - what's the big deal?

Why focus on stunting – why does it matter how tall a child is?

Actually, it can matter a lot.

Stunting can reflect chronic nutritional deficiencies. 395 more words


UN-Conventional Childhoods

By Devendra Tak (India)

20 November marks the 25th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. And next year the Millennium Development Goals will draw to a close. 1,052 more words


The Children’s Parliament thrives in Central African Republic

The President arrived right on time, neatly dressed in a white tee-shirt and jeans. Christian is the President of the Children’s Parliament in Central African Republic (CAR). 680 more words