• Child Care,  Child Rights

    Of homeless children

    MILLIONS of children remain homeless without care and protection. Simply passing a law is, therefore, not enough: it must be backed by an ongoing educational and awareness-raising initiative, capacity building, sufficient resources and collaborative partnerships, including children…

  • Child Rights

    No child to be left behind?

    Education is the basic necessity in life for every individual and every child deserves education as epitomised by the slogan ‘No child left behind.’ But despite such sentiments, special needs children are often amongst the ones left…

  • Child Rights

    Rights of the child

    ACROSS the world millions of street children face a daily struggle of abuse, hunger and exclusion as the international community fails to acknowledge their rights. This is not an issue that affects developing nations. We believe that…

  • Child Care,  Child Rights

    Child labour

    I want to share my views with reference to Harris Khalique’s article ‘Khushi Mohammed’ (June 24). Child labour is a global phenomenon and exists in both developing and under-developed countries. It is universally agreed that denying children…