Nepal

How child 'love marriages' in Nepal have become curse for girls

A growing number of Nepali teenagers are marrying young by choice despite child marriage outlawed about 50 years ago.

How child 'love marriages' in Nepal have become curse for girls

101 East

India: The Child Sex Highway

101 East investigates Indian villages where it is custom for parents to sell their young daughters for sex.

France

French filmmaker Ruggia charged with sexual assault of a minor

According to actress Adele Haenel's allegations, Christophe Ruggia first harassed her when she was 12.

French filmmaker Ruggia charged with sexual assault of a minor

Child rights

'Unabated violation': Report highlights Syria war's child victims

UN Commission of Inquiry details plight of Syrian children facing displacement, abuse and deaths in nine-year war.

'Unabated violation': Report highlights Syria war's child victims

Uganda

No time to play: Childhood in Uganda's biggest refugee settlement

Thousands of unaccompanied child refugees, mostly fleeing war in South Sudan, face risks and challenges in Uganda.

No time to play: Childhood in Uganda's biggest refugee settlement

Africa

DRC child labour: Mining companies accused of exploitation

The high cost of cobalt mining in the DRC that many children are paying.

Arts & Culture

Lemn Sissay's long walk towards the light

Award-winning poet and playwright joins The Stream to talk about his unstinting memoir detailing his early years in the UK care system.

Lemn Sissay's long walk towards the light

Arts & Culture

A hero like you?

Why diverse representation in children's book characters is important.

A hero like you?

Conflict

Three-fold rise in attacks on children in war areas since 2010

UN verifies 170,000 violations against children, including killing, in conflicts in 10 years - equivalent of 45 a day.

Three-fold rise in attacks on children in war areas since 2010

Europe

Vatican office struggles to keep up with abuse cases

A 'tsunami' of child sex abuse cases have overwhelmed the Vatican's most secretive institution.

Vatican struggles to keep up with clergy abuse cases

Health

Vienna ballet school 'endangering children's wellbeing'

Students were encouraged to start smoking to stay slim; one element in a litany of abuses, an investigation found.

Vienna ballet school 'encouraging children to smoke to stay slim'

AJ IMPACT

US tech giants sued over DRC cobalt mine child labour deaths

Legal complaint lists Apple, Dell, Microsoft, Tesla and Google's parent company Alphabet as defendants.

US tech giants sued over DRC cobalt mine child labour deaths

NewsFeed

Bosnia legislator shares images of alleged child abuse

Bosnian legislator has publicly shared photos of children tied to beds and radiators in a public care home.

AJ Impact

'A free pass to paedophiles': Australian politician slams Westpac

Pressure mounts on Australian bank after a regulator accused it of 23 million breaches of anti-money laundering rules.

'A free pass to paedophiles': Australian politician slams Westpac

Child rights

UN expert corrects claim on children in US migration detention

UN expert Manfred Nowak corrects claim, but says US still holds more children than other countries.

UN expert corrects claim on children in US migration detention