15-year-old Kim Hansloek is part of the gloomy statistic. But performing in the socially conscious Cabuwazi circus gives her "an outlet for the rage".
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A new Human Rights Watch report released Wednesday found children with suspected links to the so-called Islamic State were facing torture and charges of terrorism under Iraqi and Kurdish authorities
France has got closer to prohibiting smacking children after French MPs voted for a 'symbolic' ban that's meant to educate parents not to use corporal punishment.
After one city in Italy tried to ban children from bringing their own packed lunches to school, the country's top administrative court overruled the measure.
Two Armenian teens, who have been living in the Netherlands for the past decade, have gone into hiding to avoid deportation, their mother said on Monday.
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The annual Night of a Thousand Lanterns Foundation event seeks to raise awareness about child disappearances.
The amount of children living in conflict zones has rocketed since the early 90s—here's why.
The new details emerged just before the parents were expected to make an appearance in court.
The UN children's fund says attacks on children have reached a "shocking scale"
A young Afghan migrant has been killed as panic broke out on an overcrowded refugee boat near Greece.
It’s part of proposed legislation that would see religious courts restored.
There are many people around the world who are born and die without leaving any official trace of their existence. They are ghosts in their own country; unaccounted for, unidentifiable and hidden.
The World Food Programme says a looming humanitarian catastrophe could cause the deaths of hundreds of thousands of youngsters within months.
Malala, 17, was shot in the head in 2012 by a Taliban gunman. Now she's got a place at one of the world's most prestigious universities.
More than a dozen people have been convicted of hundreds of child sex offences in the UK
Jersey care system labelled "ineffectual and neglectful" as inquiry into seven decades of child abuse found children may still be at risk.
Israeli police investigating why a 14 year-old was kept secluded and mostly indoors in his Hadera home said they no longer suspect the boy's parents.
Jamila was seven.
A criminal inquiry is underway after 100 children in homes in Minsk were discovered seriously malnourished and suffering from neglect.
In the first three months of this year, 27 children have blown themselves up for the Islamist militant group, three times more than in the same period a year ago.
A 32-year-old woman has been jailed for dangerous driving after speeding and launching her car nearly 5 metres into the air after “crashing into a…
The draft law, which still needs parliamentary approval, aims to protect girls who were married abroad and sought asylum in the country.
More than 100 people have been arrested by police in Spain as part of an investigation into child pornography.
By Sacha Myers, Save the Children, Greece
One year since the implementation of the EU-Turkey deal, more than 13,000 refugees and migrants remain
Police in Australia Justin Bieber fans be extra vigilant online after charging a man for posing as the singer and soliciting explicit images