Witness

Finding Family

An orphan's journey back to Bosnia after 20 years in search of answers and an understanding of his long lost family.

Asia Pacific

Hundreds of child soldiers released in Philippines

Moro Islamic Liberation Front, the country's largest armed group, ends recruitment of children as part of peace plan.

Reporter's Notebook

For Syrian orphans, a childhood on fast forward

In a village in northwest, a semblance of normality has returned since rebels drove out ISIL but war is never far from children's minds.

Opinion

The dangers of the new child marriage law in Bangladesh

This law has unimaginable impact and has the ability to change the future of millions of girls in our country.

Soumya Guha

by Soumya Guha

Soumya Guha

Opinion

Stop recruiting child soldiers in Iraq

Child recruitment is losing hearts and minds, and it is costing boys and girls dearly.

Zama Coursen-Neff

by Zama Coursen-Neff

Zama Coursen-Neff

Opinion

Time to speak out against the abuse in English football

When abuse can't be spoken, it speaks in another language.

Richard Seymour

by Richard Seymour

Richard Seymour

101 East

China's Left-Behind Generation

Millions of China's children are growing up without their parents. We look at the struggles of a generation left behind.

Human Rights

Turkey withdraws child sex assault bill

Turkish Prime Minister Yildirim confirms withdrawal, saying "broad consensus" was needed.

Turkey: Controversial bill on sexual assault withdrawn

Human Rights

Turkey: Bill to quash child sex convictions protested

Thousands march against the bill seeking to overturn men's convictions for child sex assaults if they marry victims.

Turkey: Bill to quash child sex convictions protested

India

Two billion children breathing toxic air, says UNICEF

In new report, UN agency says 600,000 children under the age five die each year of diseases linked to air pollution.

UNICEF: Two billion children breathing toxic air

Human Rights

Animation: What is Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)?

FGM, or cutting, is the partial or total removal of the external female genitalia. Watch the explainer animation.

Animation: What is Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)?

Human Rights

Educating girls in South Sudan

Meet the girls who must overcome conflict, hunger, stigma and sexual abuse just to go to school.

Educating girls in South Sudan

Poverty & Development

India: The children left behind by an ancient custom

How a centuries-old custom that allows men to pay to live with women is resulting in children being abandoned.

India: The children left behind by an ancient custom

Africa

Kinshasa's street children tell their stories on radio

Street children in the DR Congo capital make their voices heard through a stigma-busting community radio initiative.

Kinshasa's street children tell their stories on radio

Egypt

Egypt 'investigated' Giulio Regeni before his murder

Egyptian police investigated Italian PhD student Giulio Regeni before his brutal murder, according to prosecutors.

Egypt 'investigated' Giulio Regeni before his murder