children

  • A child is a child

    Over the recent years, fleeing poverty, violence, persecution and war, the number of refugees and migrants trying to reach European shores has soared. European countries have reacted to the challenges posed by migration by combining internal and external policies whose aim seem to focus on reducing the number of...
  • Back to basics

    The importance of basic education, both primary and secondary, has increasingly occupied the academic literature, highlighting its relevance for economic development. Higher educational levels result in higher levels of labor productivity, which in turn, relate to higher levels of income. The universalization of basic education is often pointed out...
  • How do you like your coffee?

    After water, coffee is one of the most consumed drinks by humans. The demand for coffee annually presents a significant growth in the world’s market, so its production intensifies in producing countries. Coffee is best to cultivate in tropical areas such as Central America, parts of South America, and...
  • Thai Hill Tribe Children at Risk

    Tawee Donchai, Thailand Director of the The Sold Project, a non-governmental organisation focusing on prevention of human trafficking, shares his experiences from working with hill tribe children, who come from ethnic minorities which mostly live in the Northern and Western part of Thailand; and explains why they are at greater...
  • Positive Female Role Models in Children’s Literature

    Are the words our children and young people hear and read and the connotations of their use really significant to their development of self-concept, self-image, self-belief and aspirations? We know that literacy is a key enabler for obtaining better life chances, such as education, job opportunities, and understanding of...
  • The Unexposed Workforce

    According to a 2012 study, the International Labor Organization estimates that “17.2 million children are in paid or unpaid domestic work in the home of a third party or employer.” In Haiti, children work such domestic jobs in a position called “restavek.” The word “restavek” comes from the Créole...
  • Tackling Homophobia in Pakistan

    The LGBTQ rights movement has turned to good account this month with the launch of UN’s Bollywood inspired video promoting gay rights in India. Meanwhile in the neighbouring country of Pakistan, a children’s book addressing the issue of homophobia is quietly gaining steam. The book titled, ‘My Chacha is Gay’...
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