Bullying in schools is getting worse – and it’s being ignored. Schools need to make stopping this cause of severe childhood trauma a priority.
A law passed in Bangladesh allows for child marriage in “special circumstances”. This is completely unacceptable and harmful to the lives of girls.
The children of Syria are having their childhood’s stolen, and their rights to education and basic needs obliterated. The international community needs to do more.
Days have become a living nightmare for many Syrian children. It is imperative that we, as global citizens, act immediately.
While a lot of attention has been paid worldwide to the plight of jailed Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi, her case is sadly not unique. Over 300 Palestinian minors are currently imprisoned by Israel.
On International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM, Gladys Burini asks why this abhorrent practice still happens, and how governments and people all over the globe must act to protect women and girls.