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Mr Umar Yakubu Yaarun, Nadowli-Kaleo District Director, CHRAJ, addressing the community forum at Goli

Child marriage, teenage pregnancies cause of high school dropout

Mr Umar Yakubu Yaarun, the Nadowli-Kaleo District Director of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has observed that child marriage and...
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UK Prime Minister Calls on G7 to Help Educate Every Child in the World

Over one billion children in the world’s poorest countries will see a transformation in their  educational opportunities thanks to £430 million of new UK...
Children learn to make DIY paintings at a children’s home in a community of Taihu neighborhood, Changxing county, Huzhou, east China's Zhejiang province, April 29, 2021. (Photo by Wu Zheng/People's Daily Online)

China Plans to Allow Couples to Have Three Children

China will allow couples to have three children as part of its efforts to deal with its aging population crisis, state media reported on...
ILLUSTRATION - If a child spends too long looking at a screen, then their risk of nearsightedness increases. Photo: Silvia Marks/dpa

Forget carrots, your child’s eyes need daylight and screen distance

(dpa) - The time we're spending in front a screen hasn't just risen for us grown-ups. Children, too, are spending more time homeschooling, chatting...
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World CP Day – Make your Mark, Embrace a child with cerebral palsy

Ghana will on Tuesday, 6th October, 2020 join the world to celebrate World CP Day. Persons with cerebral palsy and their families will take...

Any amount of alcohol use during pregnancy harmful to child’s brain: Aussie research

Any amount of alcohol consumption during pregnancy can have a significant impact on a child's brain development, leading to anxiety, depression, and poor...
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Zambia launches online child protection strategy

Zambia on Thursday launched an online children protection strategy aimed at protecting children from online abuse and cyberbullying. The National Child...
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir (C) addresses the press on the current case of COVID-19, in Juba, capital of South Sudan, April 9, 2020. South Sudanese authorities on Thursday confirmed a third case of coronavirus. (Xinhua/Daniel Majak)

COVID-19 pandemic increasing child marriages in South Sudan

The COVID-19 pandemic could jeopardize the progress made to fight child marriage in South Sudan amid a sharp rise in teenage pregnancies, officials...

Involve us in COVID-19 fight, Social Workers appeal to government

The Social Workers Association of Ghana (SWAG) has appealed to government to involve its members in the COVID-19 fight as their exclusion would go...
Boy writing at school

Six Ways Of Teaching A Child To Write

Writing has become very hard for lots of kids even adults in some cases today. With the introduction of laptops, tablets and smartphones, most...
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Effects of harsh and violent discipline on child behavioural outcomes

Harsh and violent discipline can have harmful effects on child outcomes, a research conducted by Sharon Wolf and Noelle Suntheimer of the Graduate School...
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Prison Officer Task Parents to Give Their Children Proper upbringing

Assistant Superintendent of Prisons (ASP) Johann Nartey, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Prisons Service, said parents must be responsible enough...
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DCI Ghana and Others Give Presentation on Child protection

The Defense for Children International (DCI) Ghana, has been selected to speak on child protection and related issues at a United Nations (UN) political...

Steel Bender Before Court for Sexually Molesting a Child

A steel bender, who allegedly continuously sexually abused a 13-year-old girl left in his care, has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court charged with...
Amy Jackson

Amy Jackson and George Panayiotou Expecting Their first Child

The British actress and the son of British tycoon Andreas Panayiotou - who first started dating 2015 - announced their engagement less than three...
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W/R: police grabs two over child stealing

The Western Regional Police Command has arrested two suspects in connection with the child stealing incident that occurred over the weekend in Takoradi. They are...
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A child has been reported stolen in Takoradi

One child belonging to one Madam Akosua Buah,a trader at the central business district adjacent the market circle post office in Takoradi was stolen...
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Speaker of Parliament calls for concerted efforts at handling child slavery

The Speaker of Parliament, Professor Aaron Mike Oquaye, has called for further collaboration between Ghana and the United Kingdom (UK) to tackle child slavery...

Dan Reed Punches Brandi Jackson’s Claims of Dating Wade Robson

The documentary's director is surprised that the late King of Pop's niece - the daughter of Michael' brother Jackie Jackson - has said she...
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Jessie Ware Welcomes Her Second Child

The 34-year-old singer and her husband Sam Burrows - who already have a two-year-old daughter together - welcomed a "beautiful" baby boy into the...
Sean Bean

Sean Bean is trying another child

The 59-year-old actor - who has three adult children from previous marriages - thinks it would be "nice" to start a family with his...

Elderly Man Arrested for sexually Molesting a Child

Alhaji Mohammed a Public Toilet Attendant believed to be in his mid-60’s allegedly accused of sexually molesting a 15-year-old girl in a cubicle within...
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Acquiring British Citizenship, What Every Parent Must Know

Citizenship and by a stretch of it, the passport you hold in this world does not just make travelling from one country to another...
Kate Hudson

Kate Hudson Prays for Another Child

The 39-year-old actress - who has Ryder, 15, with ex-husband Chris Robinson, Bingham, seven, with former fiance Matt Bellamy, and Rani, three months, with...

Sophie Ellis-Bextor Welcomes Her 5th Baby

The 'Murder on the Dancefloor' hitmaker and her husband Richard Jones - who already have Sonny, 14, Kit, nine, Ray, six, and Jesse, three,...

Nigeria ranked among worst places to be a child in 2018

The futures of millions of children living in countries affected by armed conflict are at risk, as warring parties continue to commit grave violations...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari, a child of destiny

I think those fighting Buhari over his reelection bid in 2019 are wasting their time. My candid advice to them is to stop diverting...
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Missing 7-year old child turns up dead

A seven-year-old boy who went missing for three days has been found dead at the outskirts of Asoampa, a suburb of Prestea in the...

Child marriage in muslim community is a punishable offence

Alhaji Adam Misbaw, the Deputy Imam for Krachi East Municipal area has hinted of plans by the Muslim community to punish perpetrators of child...

In Co-parenting, the child must always be the first point of focus – Jewel

Jewel opens up to In Touch magazine about navigating life as a single mom to Kase, her 6-year-old son with ex-husband Ty Murray. “As...