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    Children of Heaven: struggle and compassion through children’s eyes

    Arafat-Al-Yeasin | Updated at 12:00am on April 14, 2019

    The 1997 Iranian film Children of Heaven, directed by Majid Majidi, is the portrayal of bonding between siblings and childhood memories. Majidi gives us a...

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    30 children die of drowning per day in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:57pm on April 10, 2019

    Drowning is the leading cause of under-five child mortality in Bangladesh, claiming the lives of over 30 children per day, according to a study.The nationwide...

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    Books in English, Burmese prepared for Rohingya children

    Ershad Kamol from Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:29am on April 09, 2019

    Displaced Rohingya children, living at Cox’s Bazar refugee camps, are going to have an opportunity to develop their learning skills by reading juvenile stories in...

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    Education of children with autism

    Celia Shahnaz | Updated at 12:00am on April 09, 2019

    AS FOR observance of World Autism Awareness Day on April 2, as a researcher, innovator and passionate volunteer in promoting humanitarian technology-based activities,...

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    Starved infants, wounded women crowd Syrian hospitals

    Reuters . Syria | Updated at 12:00am on April 08, 2019

    The paramedics’ log at al-Hol camp in eastern Syria lists the injuries and ailments of infants rushed from the battlefield to its crowded, dirty clinic:...

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    Climate change blights 19m children’s lives in Bangladesh

    Agence France Presse . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on April 06, 2019

    Environmental disasters linked to climate change are threatening the lives and futures of over 19 million children in Bangladesh, including prompting many families to push...

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    Children in South Asia hit by air pollution

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:48am on April 04, 2019

    Air pollution will shorten the life expectancy of children born today by an average of 20 months and will have the greatest impact in south...

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    Pope enacts new legislation to prevent child abuse

    Reuters . Vatican City | Updated at 12:00am on March 30, 2019

    Pope Francis on Friday enacted sweeping new legislation to protect children from sexual abuse within the Vatican and other Holy See institutions in Rome as...

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    Every war is a war against children

    Kathy Kelly  | Updated at 12:00am on March 30, 2019

    AT 9:30 in the morning of March 26, the start of the fifth year of the Saudi-led coalition war against Yemen, the entrance to a...

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    Rohingya children too have their right to education

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 20, 2019

    THE future of the Rohingyas now sheltered in Bangladesh after they had fled violence in Myanmar in the latest spate since August 2017 and earlier...