Why do we separate the mother and child victims of domestic abuse?

It is a grotesque indictment of the child protection system that women are blamed for failing their children, not supported

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How much screen time is too much for kids? It’s complicated

Parents have been advised to limit media consumption, but research suggests it’s the nature of it that matters

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‘The mindset is that boys are not raped’: India ends silence on male sex abuse

Major survey commissioned after film-maker finds evidence many Indian men may have suffered child abuse

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Northern Railway GM visits Ambala and condoles death of children drowned in pool

North India Kaleidoscope Bureau CHANDIGARH: Northern Railway General Manager Vishwesh Chaube visited Ambala and met the family and relatives of

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Listen to these girls on abuse

Recent harrowing cases highlight the need for society to listen to vulnerable teenage girls, writes Katharine Sacks-Jones. And Pauline Latham says women’s voices in the aid sector must also be heeded

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Kerala magazine challenges India’s breastfeeding taboo

Hostility towards women nursing babies in public highlighted by publishers in progressive state

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What would the ultimate child-friendly city look like?

The reality for many urban children is too much time spent indoors playing on smartphones – but a few cities are fighting the tide with innovative ways to keep kids healthy, sociable – and outdoors

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Academic studies are the curse of the drinking classes

Are parents who give alcohol to their under-age children signalling their own sophistication or simply instilling moderation?

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India bans condom adverts during primetime TV

Move is aimed at protecting children but campaigner warns it could undo decades of progress on sexual health

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First Buddhist Scout group in UK launches in Manchester

Chief Scout Bear Grylls welcomes group to world’s largest youth movement as he seeks to spread adventure and skills to all young people

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Why onlookers hold the key to standing up to bullies

As a victim of bullying at school and at home, I think the best way to prevent it is to use the same peer pressure that brings it about

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