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Underage marriages increase in Lebanon during pandemic

Aid groups in Lebanon say the country’s ongoing economic crisis, compounded by the coronavirus pandemic, is forcing more children into underage marriages….


Nearly 17 child migrants a day vanished in Europe since 2018

At least 18,000 unaccompanied child migrants have disappeared after arriving in European countries including Greece, Italy and Germany….


Harsh parenting techniques ‘could impact a child’s brain development’

Experts evaluated the anxiety levels in children who had been exposed to harsh parenting techniques….

Abu Dhabi Early Childhood Authority Launches World Early Development “WED” Movement

The Abu Dhabi Early Childhood Authority ECA has officially launched the World Early Development “WED” Movement…


Sweden sentences woman for taking child to Islamic State area in Syria

A southern Swedish court sentenced a woman to three years in prison for taking her 2-year-old son to Syria in 2014, to an area that was then controlled by the Islamic State group….


UN calls for children in Syria camps to be allowed home

The UN children’s agency called for all minors held in displacement camps or jails in northeast Syria to be allowed home….