Maggie Atkinson says rights guaranteed by UN conventions
breached because children unable to navigate complex procedures
unaided Vulnerable teenagers are being deprived of justice because
cuts to legal aid are preventing them from getting representation,
a report by the childrens commissioner said on Wednesday . Rights
guaranteed by United Nations conventions are being breached because
Very young children with diabetes have legal protections and
can be safely cared for by childcare providers with appropriate
training, access to resources and a system of communication with
parents and ...
Nearly 1.3 million homeless children and teens were enrolled
in schools in the 2012-13 school year, an 8 percent increase from
the previous school year – and an 85 percent increase since the
beginning of the recession.
The family of a U.S. Marine imprisoned in Iran came Tuesday
to New York, where world leaders are gathered for the UN General
Assembly, to press his case and plead for him to be reunited with
his dying father.
The federal government placed 211 unaccompanied immigrant
children and teens in the care of sponsors living in Georgia last
month, bringing the state’s total to 1,623 for this year, updated
federal figures show.
Family Dollar Stores, Inc. , a leading national discount
retailer offering name brands and quality, private brand
merchandise, today announced it will host its second annual “Family
Dollar Fabulous” event.
SEATTLE, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Krochet Kids
International, a nonprofit organization focused on empowering women
and lifting them out of poverty, is using Tableau to analyze the
effectiveness of its programs in developing countries. Krochet Kids
has developed an innovative approach to poverty alleviation through
job creation, mentorship, and education. In addition, they receive
Improving health care delivery requires that all stakeholders
within the delivery system actively partner with patients and
families – central to the concept of patient and family engagement
– to create change in how care is received.
EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As
more and more Edmonton families are gaining extra padding in their
bank accounts after the slight recession in recent years, they are
opting for larger, more well-equipped vehicles to handle their
everyday tasks from commutes to school and the office to weekend
outdoor activities. Those families coming to Edmonton area
dealership Great ...
Who says kids should get to have all the fun? Not the forces
behind a wide range of seemingly juvenile foods, products, and
places that are increasingly being sold to adults—plenty of whom
are happy to play along.
NEW YORK – The family of a former Marine imprisoned in Iran
since his arrest three years ago on spying charges said his
conditions have improved and he is now allowed to call home several
times a week.
The need wasn't for her. This was about her kids - their
safety and their welfare. And when there was no one else to turn
to, that's when Sarah Caldwell reached out for help and why the
Safe Families for Children program took her hand.
Billionaire John Paulson privately suggested on at least two
occasions that Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO) sell itself, before
his hedge-fund firm told regulators that its investment in the
discount retailer was passive.
Recession-hit one-parent families are turning to "legal and
illegal" money lenders to survive; live with the fear of going
hungry at some stage every week — and are barely able to pay
heating bills, or afford children’s clothes.
NEW YORK -- HudsonMOD is pleased to announce actress and
journalist, Joumana Kidd, as this year's 'Concourse For The Kids'
host. This elite and luxury-filled day is dedicated to all ages,
which takes place ...
A southwest suburban man held his children and dogs hostage
during a short standoff that shut down a busy street near Midway
Airport before ending without injuries Monday afternoon. A woman
called police at 1:22 p.m. Monday and said her husband was holding
her, along with her two small children and two dogs in the cab of a
semi truck and would not let them go, Bedford Park police said.
The Miriam Foundation is proud to announce the breakthrough
partnership it will be creating with Quebec's Ministry of Health
and Social Services and the FQCRDITED to improve the lives of
children with ...
Brigitta Mueller, M.D., chief patient safety officer and vice
president of medical affairs at All Children's Hospital, a member
of Johns Hopkins Medicine, has been selected to serve a three-year
It turns out that the brown-bag lunches we make may be less
nutritious than we think they are, according to a study published
last month in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and
Dietetics. The study showed that most home-packed lunches flunked
when they were graded based on the criteria set by the National
School Lunch Program. This organization requires that school
lunches contain ...
DinnerTime Plus reveals which apps may be the most addictive
for children Today the DinnerTime Plus app releases
statistics on the average time their users spend on different apps
across popular names such as Instagram, YouTube, Facebook and
Whatsapp. Across a sample of more than 2800 users with the child
version of the DinnerTime Plus app (which works with a companion
parent app), the stats ...
JAKARTA - Dozens of families who live in the capital and
usually do not have many options for weekend activities other than
heading to malls, enjoyed a day at Tanjung Park in South Jakarta on
Saturday as part of the Hidden Park event series. Initiated by
urban activists, Hidden Park is a campaign to promote and revive
public parks in Jakarta, most of which are abandoned or neglected.
The Hidden ...
Last month, InsideNU and LTP announced our "Send the
Kids to the Game" initiative, which aimed to send kids from Y.O.U.
Evanston who might otherwise lack the means to a day at
Northwestern and a football game. One was current Ulta Beauty CEO
and former US Cellular CEO Mary Dillon, who was a first generation
college student from the South Side and told the kids how she was
able to work her way ...