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As youth crime grabs the headlines in the UK, Decio Emanuel Do Nascimento visits two organizations on the front line in Tower Hamlets, London.
The day before Christine Jacobs, one of the ‘stolen generations’ of Aboriginal Australians, was due to speak at the launch of Australia’s National Day of Healing, she was knocked down by a car and killed. Her 14-year-old daughter, Tamara, read her speech at the event in the Great Hall of Parliament on 25 May.
Ann Rignall meets Pete and June Pemberton, who have fostered 360 children over the past 40 years.
Shabibi Shah has been longing to return home for 22 years: the reality was a shock.
Keen to learn more, I join some Love Heart members on their weekly visit to Hong Yan School. Founded in 2001, the school offers education to children of migrant workers who might otherwise miss out on schooling altogether.
At the end of last year, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) brought out a sobering report. For every child in the world today who enjoys the security of home, school, healthcare and regular meals, one does not.
French photojournalist Isabelle Merminod visited Belarus to meet victims of the Chernobyl disaster who were not born when it took place.
Thousands of American families—and Canadian families too—offered to take in British children for the duration of the war.
Fifty years after a schoolgirl’s bid for equal education launched the Civil Rights struggle in the US, Hannibal B Johnson takes stock.
William Commanda, an aboriginal North American chief, survived cancer and alcoholism to pioneer the idea of a ‘Circle of Nations’, reports Henry F Heald.