Guinea

US: Couple get seven years in prison for enslaving Guinean girl

The couple forced the girl to work without pay as a housekeeper, cook and nanny until she fled and alerted authorities.

US: Couple get seven years in prison for enslaving Guinean girl

Witness

Gateless: A Story of Child Sex Abuse in Cambodia's Temples

A young man seeks justice after being abused in a Buddhist temple in Cambodia.

Europe

Greeks oppose free education for refugee children

Greek law says refugee children must be offered free education. Al Jazeera looks at what is keeping them out of class.

Yemen

Exclusive: Yemeni child soldiers recruited by Saudi-UAE coalition

Al Jazeera obtains exclusive footage proving presence of child soldiers in recruitment camp of Saudi-UAE-led coalition.

Exclusive: Yemeni child soldiers recruited by Saudi-UAE coalition

Opinion

Ghana child slavery: When seeking context overlooks harm

We don't have exact data on how pervasive child slavery is in Ghana, but we can't accept harmful child labour as normal.

Kuukuwa Manful

by Kuukuwa Manful

Kuukuwa Manful

US-Mexico border

Migrant child who died in US custody had infection, autopsy finds

Seven-year-old Jakelin Caal died in December while in US Border Patrol custody in case that drew worldwide condemnation.

Migrant child who died in US custody had infection, autopsy finds

United States

Las Vegas: Homeless youth most vulnerable to sex trafficking

Survivors of the illegal sex trade say the city's culture and high rates of homelessness give traffickers the advantage.

Las Vegas: Homeless youth most vulnerable to sex trafficking

Child rights

Children's rights could suffer after Brexit, charity warns

Legal issues could arise for children in relation to the EU Settlement Scheme, says Coram Children's Legal Centre.

Children's rights could suffer after Brexit, charity warns

Opinion

How CNN reported on 'child slaves' who were not really enslaved

Despite what a recent CNN documentary claims, there is no pervasive child slavery problem in Ghana's Lake Volta region.

Betty Mensah

by Betty Mensah
- Samuel Okyere

Betty Mensah

United States

More than 1,200 children in US killed by guns in the last year

'Since Parkland' remembers the children killed in gun violence since the 2018 Marjory Stoneman Douglas School shooting.

More than 1,200 children in US killed by guns in the last year

Special series

Fight to learn: Eight must-see documentaries about education

Al Jazeera follows students defying the odds to go to school, and teachers trying to make education available to all.

Fight to learn: Eight must-see documentaries about education

Talk to Al Jazeera

Impossible missions? The UN in Yemen and Syria

UN officials and a German diplomat reflect on efforts to end conflict in Syria and Yemen and provide humanitarian aid.

Opinion

More 'modest proposals' to resolve Donald Trump's border problem

There are a number of options Mr Trump has to deal with the crowd of children at his southern border.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

US & Canada

US Catholic Church probed over Pennsylvania sex abuse

A report found hundreds of priests in the US state preyed on thousands of children over decades.

Middle East

Iraqi children being 'tortured' to confess to ISIL link

Human Rights Watch report says teenage boys falsely confessed to joining ISIL while under torture by the authorities.

Children 'still tortured' in Iraq's Kurdish regions: HRW report