Tag Archives: Childhood

07May/17

Breastfeeding flashmob takes over Hong Kong big shopping mall

HONG KONG, CHINA (MAY 7, 2017) (REUTERS – Almost one hundred breastfeeding mothers descended on a Hong Kong sizable shopping mall, feeding their babies together to protest discrimination against breastfeeding in public on Sunday (May 7).
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15Feb/17

Actor Ashton Kutcher testifies before Senate committee on sex slavery

Actor Ashton Kutcher gives emotional testimony at a U.S. Senate hearing on sexual exploitation and trafficking of children.

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27Nov/16
Gresty Road, the long-term home of Crewe Alexandra

More British footballers speak out in sex abuse allegations

More English football players talk about their sexual abuse experiences as young boys, with one accusing clubs of covering up a paedophile ring.

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26Aug/16

Crying is a baby’s Trump call – study

The sound of crying babies can adversely affect adults’ ability to perform basic tasks, but also triggers decisiveness in our response, according to a new study. After asking recently for a crying infant to be removed from a Republican Party rally, US Presidential nominee Donald Trump might agree. Jim Drury reports.
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06Jan/16

App differentiates a baby’s crying sounds

A Taiwanese research team has invented a new mobile application designed to differentiate between the varying sounds a baby makes when crying.

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27Nov/15

Number of African child brides to soar by 2050 as population grows: U.N.

In a new report released by U.N. Children’s Agency (UNICEF), the organisation warns that the number of child brides in Africa could more than double to 310 million by 2050, if current practices continue. Just over one in three African girls marry before the age of 18, most commonly in poor, rural families which often receive a bride price or dowry in exchange for their daughter.

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29Sep/15

“Are We There Yet?” Expedia Study Examines the Trials and Triumphs of Family Travel Today

Three-quarters of American Parents Have Received “Annoying” Unsolicited Parenting Advice From Strangers While Traveling; 3% of Parents Who Travel Have Accidentally Misplaced a Child
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04Jul/15

Desire for a male child leads a woman to give birth to 14 daughters in western India

A woman gives birth to 14 girls in order to fulfill the family’s desire for a male child in a remote village in western India.

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14Mar/15

Mattel’s internet-connected Barbie doll alarms privacy advocates

(Next Media Online) – Toymaker, Mattel Inc., has announced an internet connected Barbie doll which features interactive conversation with its user. However, privacy advocates fear the doll’s cloud-based technology exposes children to eavesdropping by Mattel, or anyone with access to the company’s servers.
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