Rappler's latest stories on children
(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
Radio dzMM vows to investigate the issue, saying it 'takes allegations of unethical practices by any member of our news organization seriously'
Ordered by a judge to reunite all children under the age of 5 with their families by July 10, officials say 4 have already rejoined their parents and another 34 reunifications will take place through the day
Gender-fluid persons can go through the entire spectrum of gender identity and present themselves as masculine, feminine, neither, or both
The decision comes after a government lawyer says around half of the 102 young children could be placed back with their parents by the previously given deadline of Tuesday, July 10
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency wants to set up 'homey facilities' for street children addicted to solvent, where they can learn skills and receive counseling
Lana Athena is JC's daughter with girlfriend Rikkah Alyssa Cruz
The harrowing around-the-clock search is hampered by torrential rains and fast-flowing flood waters that have cut off rescuers from where the boys are believed to be stuck
AlamBaU provides audience-specific materials on preventing OSEC that target kids, teens, parents, and teachers
'They know the culture. They know the rules. They know it’s illegal, yet they still do it,' says Vice Consul Von Ryan Pangwi
The new report cites government and other reports for accusations of physical and sexual abuse, and violations of standards for children's safety and care. The alleged breaches occur at privately-run shelters where migrant children receive long-term housing.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo tweets: 'We know of at least 70 children who are being held in federal facilities across New York State. That number is expected to increase.'
'The thought that any state would seek to deter parents by inflicting such abuse on children is unconscionable,' says Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein during the opening of a session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva
Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the 'zero tolerance' policy is legal and necessary to deter the thousands of families crossing the border and asking for asylum each month
The Save the Children study entitled 'Many Faces of Exclusion,' ranks 175 countries in terms of the threat of child labor, exclusion from education, child marriage and early pregnancy
This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world
Sinagtala is not about its textiles but the stories of its female weavers who persevere despite all odds
'I love being with my girls. I admittedly didn’t have this kind of relationship na with KC after she turned 13'
The Commission on Audit also notes a discrepancy on the shelf life of the vaccine in the procurement documents
'These are stories of children we cannot be silent about,' Bahay Tuluyan says in its compelling video depicting the devastating impact of child abuse
Lawmakers are seeking 'official papal apology for the role played by the Canadian Catholic Church in the development, operation and abuse of residential schools'