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Hundreds of Thai children facing charges over protests, says Amnesty International

Nearly 300 under-18s have faced criminal charges related to the protests, the human rights campaign group said

Pope Francis decries culture that ‘throws away’ unborn children, elderly, poor

Speaking from the window of the Apostolic Palace, the pope noted that the “throwaway culture” is predominant in more affluent societies

Crimes against children on the Internet 

Priests and bishops like everyone else can be sinners and must be held responsible like everyone else for crimes against children

Future of poor children uncertain as India ends scholarship program

The scholarship scheme has benefitted about 52 million students, including 5.4 million Christians and 33 million Muslims

Defending the rights of children online

The number of online child sexual abuse reports received by the Philippine government cyber-crime office is staggering

Philippine gov’t agencies sign implementing rules of law prohibiting child marriage

The law aims to abolish “unequal structures and practices that perpetuate discrimination and inequality”

Group says road crashes kill 1,670 children yearly in Philippines

“Our road system should be designed to protect the lives of the most vulnerable road users such as children and pedestrians”

India’s youth assert voice in addressing environmental issues at global climate...

Over 900 child advocates join the “NO COP OUT” event to demand a strong UN framework that recognizes the ecological rights of children

Catholic Church must bring abusers to justice

There is an urgent need to fund and expand Philippine expert law enforcement action groups to investigate child abusers

Photos: Filipino children mark All Saints’ Day with ‘parade of saints’

The Church encourages parents to dress their children like saints to create a deeper awareness of the lives of holy men and women

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