South Sudan's children are facing a raft of daily horrors and deprivations and urgently require a peaceful, protective environment, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said, warning that “anything less, places children and women at even greater risk of grave violations and abuse.”
What does the child who can’t say goodbye to a parent without breaking down have in common with the child who is cripplingly terrified of dogs and the one who gets a bad stomach ache reliably on Monday morning?
Anthropologists have debated for decades whether humans living in tribal communities thousands of years ago were more or less violent than societies today. Researchers at the University of Notre Dame wonder if the question of more or less violence is the wrong one —what if it's a matter of scale?
Online social networking has revolutionized the way people communicate and interact with one another, despite idiosyncrasies we all love to hate — think top-10 lists of the most annoying people and habits on social media.
Mothers with open personalities are more likely to foster a creative environment for their children, a study has discovered.
Millions of Muslims in Iran and across the world will celebrate the birth anniversary of Islam’s holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
The Holy Prophet (PBUH) said: The closest of the people to me and the most worthy of my Shafaat (intercession) on the Day of Resurrection are those of you who are the most truthful, trustable, and good-tempered and closest to people (here in this world). (Wasail al-Shia, Vol. 8, P 514)
Children suffering from anxiety and depression will be offered counselling at UK school under government plans to tackle a widely reported crisis in young people’s mental health.
Turns out, helicopter parenting pays off in one surprising way — modern parents spend more time with their children than parents of any other time since the 1960s.
The first-ever study of Michigan State University's pioneering robot-learning course showed that online students who use the innovative robots feel more engaged and connected to the instructor and students in the classroom.
Negative experiences that children with autism suffer in mainstream schools can increase their risk of developing low self-esteem and mental health problems in the long run, researchers suggested.
Born in 1805 in the western city of Sanandaj, Kordestan province, Mah Sharaf Khanoum Mastoureh Ardalan was a noble woman of her time and the first Iranian female historian.
Differences in intelligence have so far mostly been attributed to differences in specific brain regions. However, are smart people's brains also wired differently to those of less intelligent persons? A new study supports this assumption.
They’re the bedtime stories we’ve been telling for centuries; they’re the inspiration behind the box office hits that indoctrinated our childhood – and yet, fairytales are riddled with prejudicial and archaic stereotypes.
Most teenagers, and some kids younger than 10, have smartphones, and the police say that parents should strictly monitor their children’s phone usage for safety risks.
Babies have a basic understanding of a words ranging from ‘car’ to ‘foot’, according to new research
Around 180 million children are more likely to live in extreme poverty, be out of school or suffer a violent death than their parents, according to UNICEF. The World Children's Day report suggested things could get worse.
Agnomen: Abu ‘l-Hasan ath-Thâni.
Father: Musa ibn Ja‘far.
Mother: Najma, also known as Taktum.
Birth: 11th Dhu ‘l-Qa’dah, 148 AH in Medina.
Death: 29th Safar, 203 AH in Mashhad, Tûs (Khurâsan).