Pressure on children to succeed in Hong Kong's vaunted but highly competitive education system sometimes comes at the expense of sleep and play. A charity formed by a group of parents and concerned people is trying to change that.
A Russian ceasefire plan and a UN resolution were supposed to silence the guns around eastern Ghouta and create humanitarian corridors for aid to get in. But so far, the truce in Syria seems to be failing.
David Turpin and Louise Turpin were arrested last month after their 17-year-old daughter escaped from the family's home in Perris, California, and called 911. The couple is suspected of torturing some of their 13 children.
United Nations Children's Fund warned that growing international sanctions have increased acute malnutrition among North Korean children.
Traumatised children from war-ravaged Syria who have lost one parent or both are undergoing therapy in Jordan's capital, Amman. The aim is to help them cope with the mental pain they feel every day.
Many of the Rohingya children in crowded refugee camps along the Bangladesh border miss school as an estimated 1,400 of them are sole providers for their families.
Local media reported that some of the children died due to a lack of oxygen supply. The hospital denied the allegations.
The deaths in 2012 were first linked to toxins in the lychee fruit.
Many children in the streets of Cairo work instead of going to school. Some work as tuk tuk drivers. Shehab is one of them and here is his story.
According to a monitoring group, Daesh killed nearly 20 civilians as it raided the village northwest of Deir al-Zor city near the provincial boundary with Raqqa.
The number of children travelling alone globally has increased five-fold since 2010, with the result that many are being forced into slavery and prostitution.
About 1.4 million children in the drought-devastated country are projected to suffer from acute malnutrition in 2017, 50 percent more than estimated earlier this year.
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