Crisis pulls 2.6 mn children below poverty line: UNICEF

At least 2.6 million children have fallen below the poverty line in the world`s richest nations since the economic crisis struck in 2008, UNICEF said in a hard-hitting report Tuesday.

My children know they are lucky: Julianne Moore

Actress Julianne Moore`s children may be privileged to be growing up in a famous household, but they do not take it for granted.

Reason behind `cow milk allergy` revealed

A new study has unraveled what makes cow milk allergenic to children and in adults.

UN undertakes polio vaccination campaign in Iraq

The United Nations on Monday said it was undertaking a mass polio vaccination campaign in Iraq, hoping to reach millions of children as the highly contagious virus crosses from Syria into neighboring countries.

Tips to prevent water-borne diseases

Water-borne disease or water-related diseases are any illness caused by recreational or drinking water contaminated by human or animal feces, which contains pathogenic microorganisms.

Why do some kids fear math?

Are you one of those who used to detest math during childhood and often dreamed of growing up and doing anything but math? You may now have an answer.

`Malnutrition needs to be addressed`

With thousands of children in India malnourished, policymakers should look at its seriousness and scale of the problem, a civil society organisation said Thursday.

Four children get locked inside car, suffocate to death in Tamil Nadu

A report claimed on Wednesday that four children died of suffocation after getting locked inside a car in Tamil Nadu.

Samantha Harris helped by children

TV presenter Samantha Harris says her young daughters have been really good and very helpful throughout her breast cancer ordeal.

Immigrant kids in US at higher obesity risk

Immigrant kids in the US are more likely to grow obese than US-born Caucasian children, a study says.

Sarpanch loses seat for violating two-child norm

A Kendrapara district court has set side the election of a sarpanch (village head) as he was found to be a father of more than two children, a violation of the provisions of the Odisha Gram Panchayat Act.

`Hunger Games` actor Wes Chatham, wife expecting first child

`Hunger Games` actor Wes Chatham, wife expecting first child

Those aware of child labour law continue to hire children: CRY

Almost half of the total 300 employers, who hire children in the age group of 5 to 14 years, are aware of the child labour law but still continue to employ children, according to a recent survey by CRY.

Pakistani designers, children`s show highlight of LFW

The Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) this time will see best of Pakistani fashion on Indian ramp, a children`s fashion show and Australian fashion designer duo Easton Pearson foraying into the Indian market.

Behati Prinsloo wants children with Adam Levine

Supermodel Behati Prinsloo wants to start a family with husband Adam Levine.

Kendra Wilkinson is done with her marriage?

Former Playboy model Kendra Wilkinson reportedly wants to end her marriage with Hank Baskett but is taking things slow for their children.

I would wed fiance Matt Bellamy for the kids: Kate Hudson

Actress Kate Hudson is in no rush to get married to her fiance of three years Matt Bellamy but says they may end up tying the knot for their children.

Obama to meet Central American leaders on child migrants

President Barack Obama will meet three Central American leaders Friday to discuss the surge of children crossing the southern US border without parents or papers, in flight from violence and poverty.

Impulsive behaviour linked to brain connectivity

In what could help better understand behavioural problems and social adaptation difficulties in children, researchers have found that patterns of brain connectivity are linked with impulsive behaviour.

1.29 L cases of crime against children, 88836 of rape in 3 years

Altogether 1,29,448 cases of crime against children and 88,836 cases of rape have been registered across the country in the last three years with the highest being in 2013.

Jessica Simpson rules out having more children

Newlywed mother-of-two Jessica Simpson has insisted she doesn`t want any more children.

US mom accused of killing 6 babies goes to court

A woman accused of killing six of her newborns and packing their bodies away in her garage over a decade today appeared in briefly in court before a judge pushed back a planned hearing.

Angelina Jolie`s children to appear in Cleopatra?

Superstar Angelina Jolie has reportedly landed roles for all of her six children in `Cleopatra`, which will also see her appear opposite fiance Brad Pitt.

Video of child beating boy in Lebanon goes viral

Lebanon ordered an investigation Saturday into horrific video footage that has gone viral on the Internet showing a small child beating a boy, believed to be Syrian, urged on by adults.

Five of family killed in wall collapse in Rajasthan

Five members of a family, including 2 children, were killed when a nine feet-high wall collapsed on them in Kotwali police station area here last night.

Maggie Gyllenhaal a secret smoker

Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal hides her smoking habit from her children

I would love to marry and have kids, says Tom Daley

Tom Daley has revealed that he would love to have a married life and kids in his future, possibly with his boyfriend of a year, Dustin Lance Black.

India registers 400 cases under POSCO Act till March 2014

A total 400 cases of sexual assault against children were reported across the country with Kerala registering 145, highest number of cases till March this year.

Odisha couple held for selling their children

A couple was detained in Odisha`s capital Bhubaneswar for allegedly selling their three children, including a new-born baby, for money, police said Thursday.

NGOs seek proper deliberations on new Juvenile Justice Bill

A group of 58 NGOs and individuals working for children`s rights in the country today urged the Centre to carry out proper deliberations before deciding to repeal and re-enact the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000.