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Mystery hepatitis spike in Europe

Mystery hepatitis spike in Europe

Cases of a mystery hepatitis virus in Europe and the U.S. are causing concern among international health bodies, following a sharp rise in reports of liver inflation among British children earlier this month

Georgia to increase assistance to socially vulnerable children

Georgia to increase assistance to socially vulnerable children

The Georgian Government will increase assistance for socially vulnerable children from ₾100 ($_/€_) to ₾150 ($49/€44) starting in June, following an initiative by Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili. A total of ₾341 million …

Moscow begins vaccinating children against COVID-19

Moscow begins vaccinating children against COVID-19

Free voluntary vaccination of adolescents with the Sputnik M vaccine against coronavirus has begun in Moscow, according to the Moscow operational headquarters. "Today, free and voluntary vaccination of adolescents aged 12–17 …

Saudi woman gives birth to 5 sets of twins

Saudi woman gives birth to 5 sets of twins

A Saudi woman has given birth to 5 sets of twins in a natural childbirth, a local newspaper has reported. The 34-year-old woman, who became a mother 12 years ago, gave the birth at the King Salman Armed Forces Hospital in …

Israel begins vaccination of children

Israel begins vaccination of children

Israel will be ready to begin vaccinating children aged 5-11 against the coronavirus at the beginning of next week, after the special vaccine doses for that age group arrive later this week, writes  …

Putin appoints new children’s rights commissioner

Putin appoints new children’s rights commissioner

Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed Senator Maria Lvova-Belova as Russian Presidential Commissioner for Children’s Rights, according to a decree posted on the Kremlin website on Wednesday. "Maria Alexeyevna …

Why do kids hate going to sleep, while adults usually love it?

Why do kids hate going to sleep, while adults usually love it?

The school holidays are here, and parents struggling to get their children to bed will no doubt be thinking: what is wrong with you? I would do anything to get more sleep! Children seem to do everything possible to avoid sleep, yet many adults can’t seem to get enough of it

 Erzia’s  Baku worlds at VDNKh

Erzia’s Baku worlds at VDNKh

On International Children's Day, an exhibition of children's drawings "The Worlds of Master Erzia. Baku" opened in the Azerbaijan Pavilion at VDNKh in Moscow. The exhibition features 50 works by children from different countries, inspired by the work of sculptor Stepan Erzia. There are paintings, graphics and arts and crafts presented at the exhibition

Pets replacing children in Japan

Pets replacing children in Japan

As Japan's population crisis continues to worsen, more households are opting for dogs, cats and even exotic pets. Loneliness and boredom during the coronavirus pandemic have helped fuel the trend, Deutsche Welle writes. The coronavirus pandemic has worsened Japan's already worrying population decline

China's fight with women deficit

China's fight with women deficit

More boys than girls are being born in China and more single males in their prime marriageable age are resigned to a celibate life after failing in the intense hunt for a bride. Some statisticians are referring to the imbalance as a “women deficit” in the world’s most populous nation, Asia Times writes. China’s dearth of baby girls has been somewhat concealed by the overall demographic picture of steep declines in newborns over the decades. But preliminary data from the country’s ongoing population census have again thrown the stark gender imbalance – in almost all age brackets from toddlers to people in their optimal childbearing age – into sharper relief

Ganja's children: ""We thought we would remain under the rubble..."

Ganja's children: ""We thought we would remain under the rubble..."

The United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, published an article about conflict-affected children in Azerbaijan learning to recover. The recent escalation of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict has left numerous children suffering from psychological distress. Children came under fire and lost homes, families or loved ones. Dozens of children were killed or wounded

New rules for school sightseeing buses introduced in Georgia

New rules for school sightseeing buses introduced in Georgia

In Georgia, only vehicles that passed technical inspection and equipped with seat belts can be used for school excursions. The corresponding amendments were made to the law ”On road traffic". Until now, there have been no …