Rappler's latest stories on children
'Some stories will have a detrimental influence on the minds of those under the age of 18,' the Turkish government says about 'Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls', a series of inspiring stories about women of history for young children
Rizal Representative Fidel Nograles wants to expand the coverage of the Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004
Advocates encourage celebrities to stop using people on the spectrum for entertainment
Senator Imee Marcos asks: 'Relevant pa ba 'yan?'
A hearing at the Supreme Court turns emotional as petitioner Maggie Ho Aquino claims her right to inherit from her grandfather, and is urged by a justice to see the case through
Elderly members of 'Protect the Children' march to mediate between police and demonstrators, and buy protesters time when the cops start to charge
The settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and the New York state Attorney General is the largest amount in a case involving the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, a 1998 federal law
PSA data says that in 2017, there were more illegitimate children than legitimate children in the Philippines
Manila Mayor Isko Moreno's curfew memorandum seeks to penalize parents for their perceived neglect of underaged kids
The move is aimed at deterring migrant expectations that they will be released after being arrested by the US border authorities and able to disappear into the US population
The queens spend time with the children of Philippine Children’s Medical Center
The lawyer for Rosemarie Perez and her 13-year-old son Rohan has requested an urgent hearing on their status in a bid to have them remain in Israel
(UPDATED) The High Court is set to discuss Article 992 of the Civil Code which says an illegitimate child has no right to inherit from the legitimate relatives of his father or mother
Our results suggest that young children must learn the principle of direct reciprocity in order to apply it
The United Children of Israel says some 600 families could now face expulsion over a loss of residency status
Lea is among the Broadway stars included in the book 'A is for Audra: Broadway's Leading Ladies from A to Z'
The arrest of Nelson Siacor Torayno, a 32-year-old Filipino, was kept from the public for months following his arrest due to ongoing investigations, according to the International Justice Mission
Are you into sports, food, or the arts? You’ll surely make memories you’ll never forget!
'Spider-Man' actor Tom Holland gives kids a superhero surprise of a lifetime!
John Sanders, appointed to the post just two months ago, says in a letter obtained by several US media outlets that he planned to step down as acting US Customs and Border Protection commissioner on July 5
All Filipino high school students grades 10 to 12, except those who have already been to Japan as part of previous Asian International Children's Film Festivals, are encouraged to submit their entries before the deadline on August 16, 2019
President Donald Trump's administration cancels special care in the from of classroom, soccer fields, and art studios, citing a lack of funding
Katarina is the first ambassador of the organization for the Philippines
Daniel's life has changed since a photo of him studying outside a McDonald's branch to take advantage of electricity spread on social media
The guide is put together by British aid agency Save the Children and experts at Imperial College London at the request of Syrian medics working in the bloody 8-year civil war
The guidelines from the World Health Organization may read to some parents like common-sense practices, including not exposing babies under one-year-old to screens
The President's daughter says she will only respond to questions about her wealth if a complaint is filed alleging violations of the law
Since the Canadian government has not laid out the criteria for the new program, it has raised a lot of uncertainty about who will qualify for it
The numbers are sobering in a state that is home to the world's fifth-largest economy but has the highest poverty rate in the US when cost-of-living is factored in
PRESS RELEASE: Tambayan Center for Children's Rights says the mobile birth registration aims to assist the processing of birth certificates for 300 children from the Badjau community
Unicef Executive Director Henrietta Fore warns 'alarmingly high levels' of measles cases worldwide will have 'disastrous consequences' for children if not enough is done to strengthen immunization campaigns
Unicef says the 5 children were "playing at home" when they were killed. It did not give details on the nature of the attack or the perpetrators.
(UPDATED) In his veto message, President Duterte says corporal punishment can be administered in a way 'that the children remember it not as an act of hate or abuse, but a loving act of discipline that desires only to uphold their welfare'
Most child exploitation cases involve Filipino children and men from other countries. Authorities hope to stop this 'increasingly prevalent' crime.
Our childhood years quickly give way to the teenage years, and it is at this stage that the effects of childhood adversity usually take their toll
'These inappropriate acts are inimical to the welfare and moral of the children visiting the park, hence, it must be regulated,' says Councilor Joel Alangsab
As lawmakers debate on the MACR they think children deserve, kids continue to be exposed to environments that put them on a collision course with the law
Named Emerald District, the app aims to bridge health practitioners and people with autism
Our research has taken us a step closer to finding out just how important sharing humor with a sibling may be
After performing for prisoners in New York, it broke my heart when one of them said, 'we have nothing but time'
The Dengvaxia scandal should not scare Filipinos from vaccinations against measles, polio, and tetanus, says President Rodrigo Duterte
Child rights' groups including the Council for the Welfare of Children and Salinlahi Alliance for Children's Concerns appeal to senators to focus on the proper implementation of the law instead
'It is unacceptable to tag a child as a criminal as if we adults and this society have no accountability for their action.'
Unicef Philippines says it is deeply concerned about the bill, describing it as 'an act of violence against children'
The DSWD says it is closely coordinating with local government units on the effort
The study indicates 9 and 10-year-old kids spending more than 7 hours a day using smart devices or playing video games show signs of premature thinning of the cortex, the brain's outermost layer that processes sensory information
Probiotics are surging in popularity, with the global market predicted to expand from $37 billion in 2015 to $64 billion by 2023
'Education is the key to inclusion and cohesion,' says UNESCO's chief Audrey Azoulay
(UPDATED) The bill will now be tackled at the bicameral conference committee level, where lawmakers will reconcile conflicting provisions in the House and Senate versions
The study, published on World Pneumonia Day, finds scaling up existing vaccination coverage, coupled with cheap antibiotics and ensuring good nutrition for children, could save a total of 4.1 million lives