Far too many women, and it _is_ more often than not women, are subjected to domestic violence. Some wives and mothers are driven to breaking point and kill their tormentors. Can they expect justice? D
Greece calls for help with build up of migrants on its borders - UN says children are most at risk
Australian victims of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy have called for a face to face meeting with Pope Francis. They want a Papal commitment
More than 300 migrant children have died attempting the Turkey-Greece sea crossing in the six months since the much-publicised death of Syrian
The BBC has come in for strong criticism over its handling of allegations against one of its late stars, Jimmy Savile, accused after his death of
Some 10,000 unaccompanied child refugees are thought to have gone missing in Europe with fears that criminal networks are now actively targeting the most vulnerable.
On average two children have been drowning every day in the eastern Mediterranean the UN’s refugee agency has revealed. It started its calculation
A group of former scouts have broken the silence about the abuse they went through decades ago. They want the highest authorities of the French
The alleged victims of a pedophile priest came out of the woods, and are demanding accountability to the highest authorities of the Catholic Church
Protesters have turned out in support of medical staff in Australia, who are refusing to release a baby girl facing repatriation to an offshore
Russia has rejected accusations that it’s been bombing civilians in Syria. The denial came at a security conference in Munich, as Moscow pressed on
Ghana’s president, John Dramani Mahama, in a bid to support a campaign against child marriage, threatened to commit murder if anyone attempts to
In Yemen, more than a million children under five face the risk of acute malnutrition and acute respiratory tract infections according to
In an increasingly connected world where hackers can take control of cars remotely or access data in your home appliances, Cyber security was a hot topic at the CyberTech conference in Tel Aviv.
Europol has alerted the authorities to an aspect of the migrant crisis ignored until now; the fact that 10,000 children have gone missing, and will
The woman thought to be the lost granddaughter of an activist who searches for babies stolen during Argentina's military dictatorship was someone else, DNA tests show.
One year after Pakistan’s worst militant attack, families of children killed or wounded in the Peshawar school massacre say the local government has
The army base at Pibor in Southern Sudan is new, within a stone’s throw of the school whose classrooms its soldiers occupied for several years until
In Real Economy this week Maithreyi Seetharaman looks at the challenges governments face in tackling poverty with the help of some of those closest
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have promised to give away 99% of their shares in the company to good causes as they
The head of a major British inquiry into decades of child sexual abuse said that allegations involving so-called people of prominence will be
How can we as parents or elders best communicate to children about terrorism and other senseless tragedies?
The winter boats keep coming to Europe, with many children on board. UNICEF puts the number of Syrian children needing urgent humanitarian aid at
An appeal has been launched to establish the identity of a little girl, aged around three, who was found alone in a park near the Croatian capital
Among the vast throng of refugees to have flowed into Germany this year are at least 30,000 unaccompanied minors. The situation for these vulnerable
China’s one-child policy could soon change. The country of 1.3 billion people introduced its family planning rule in the late 1970s to control