• epa05016683 Migrant women carrying their children walk to board a train heading to the Serbian border, near the city of Gevgelija, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, 08 November 2015. Europe is contending with the biggest migration flows since World War II, with more than 750,000 migrants and asylum seekers arriving by sea this year. Many of them come from war-torn Syria.  EPA/VALDRIN XHEMAJ
    Girls and Women Must Be at Center of Any Refugee Response

    The photos that won this year’s Pulitzer prizes tell a powerful story of massive migration from Syria and Iraq, yet the images fail to reveal how this ongoing tragedy impacts women and girls. And while concentrating on...

    • Posted May 23, 2016
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    16-month-old baby girl burned by Thermomix as mother cooked

    Another burns case as a result of the expensive cooking appliance has this time involved a toddler. Yet another burns case as a result of Thermomix has come to light, and this time it involved a toddler....

    • Posted May 22, 2016
    Is your teen suicidal?

    A school community near to us was recently shattered by the suicide of a girl in Year 8. Fellow students, teachers and parents were shocked, and left to ask, “How this could have happened? How could a...

    • Posted May 13, 2016
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    Health : Why can’t a woman play tennis like a man?

    Modifying tennis might equalize competitive play between genders according to a Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researcher. Changing court conditions to address differences in men’s and women’s play might make women’s tennis matches more competitive, according to...

    • Posted May 5, 2016
  • Murdered schoolgirl Zahra Baker’s memorial desecrated

    The memorial for murdered disabled Australian schoolgirl Zahra Baker has been vandalised with rotting fish. The memorial for murdered disabled Australian schoolgirl Zahra Baker has been vandalised with rotting fish. Locals reported the area in Hudson, North...

    • Posted May 3, 2016
    Mother pleads with husband to drop Lebanon child abduction charges in exchange for custody : 60 Minutes

    Australian mother Sally Faulkner has asked estranged husband Ali el-Amien to drop Lebanese abduction charges against her in exchange for her renouncing all claims to custody and cooperating in getting a divorce. Ms Faulkner and four members...

    • Posted April 15, 2016
    I lost my premature daughter, now I’m raising money for charity in her name : Karen

    When Karen lost her baby girl at 22 weeks, she knew she wanted to channel her pain into something positive. But she never thought that would be running half-marathons every year! My first daughter was born prematurely...

    • Posted April 8, 2016
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    Teen in Ivory Coast Struggles to Support Cousin in Forced Marriage

    “They want to force me into an arranged marriage,” my 19-year-old- cousin Fatou texts me. I am from the Ivory Coast, an African country. I moved to the United States in 2013 but still have contact with...

    • Posted March 18, 2016
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    Health : Vaginal ring reduces risk of HIV by up to 61%

    In the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that 1,218,400 people aged 13 years and above are living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, an estimated 12.8% of whom are unaware of their...

    • Posted February 24, 2016
    PARENTING : Get your home baby ready

    When a baby is on the way, your nesting instinct kicks in and with it comes a desire to get the house ready for your bundle of joy. In addition to clothing, a cot and a pram,...

    • Posted February 3, 2016