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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
'The validity of the documents, presented and offered in evidence by the prosecution, passed the scrutiny of the court,' says the anti-graft court Sandiganbayan
Given the potential for harm, are all tonsillectomies really necessary?
The exhibit features photographs taken by street children living around Roxas Boulevard
According to UNICEF, 1.8 million Yemeni children under the age of 5 suffer from acute malnutrition, and the lives of 400,000 severely affected children are under threat
Four years of war between Yemen's Saudi-backed government and Huthi rebels have pushed the country to the brink of mass starvation
With YouTube replacing Disney as the most-loved brand among young children in the US, and streaming giants encouraging binge viewing, a whole generation risk being brought up on cultural junk food, kids television program makers say
Save the Children Philippines calls on candidates in the local elections next year to support the implementation of the Children's Emergency Relief and Protection Act of 2016
Long-held beliefs and traditions are often barriers to improving the situation of children in the Philippines, says UNICEF
Volunteers are cheering up children across Palu with songs and games as the youngsters come to grips with a city hollowed out and twisted by nature.
Senate Bill 1706 also creates a fund for research on eye diseases and treatment
The Positive Discipline of Children Act seeks to protect minors from all forms of physical and mental violence
Child safety watchdog ECPAT Philippines urges Malay officials to ensure that 'child protection mechanisms are in place and functioning' when Boracay reopens to tourists on October 26
'Ang Basilan ay may pag-asa,' over a thousand childen of the conflict-torn province are told at the 'Festival of Love and Peace'
(UPDATED) According to Save the Children, many youngsters are sleeping on the streets among ruins in Palu, and authorities urgently need to identify and reunite them with their relatives
The Department of Health is still trying to determine the source of dengue, after an upsurge in cases at the hospital since May 2018
The investigation comes after several doctors at the hospital contract the illnesses, with one dying from severe dengue
An NGO says girls in refugee camps suffer abuse from forced marriage to denial of schooling and are '14 times more likely to die than boys in a conflict'
High school students from all over the Philippines submitted 3-minute film entries under the theme “Self-Responsibility"
The hospital notes an 'upsurge' in acute dengue cases since May 2018
'Children of the Lake,' produced by Robin Padilla, Piolo Pascual, and Joyce Bernal, is about the 2017 Marawi siege
‘Enjoy your first kiss but don’t get swept off your feet,’ she writes, among other things
The Department of Homeland Security files a proposal in the Federal Register indicating it would end its adherence to the Flores Settlement, a 1997 agreement with a federal court to not detain children separated from their parents for more than 20 days
The Office of Refugee Resettlement says that parents of 366 of the 565 children are outside of the United States, some of which were against reunification with the children or were flagged as threats
The toddler's miraculous survival is all the more astonishing given the hot weather in Japan in recent weeks
Mary Mitzi Cajayon Uy used as conduit an NGO previously linked to a pork barrel scam
US officials tell a California court 1,442 children aged five and older had been reunited with their parents, but more than 700 children remain in custody