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COLLEGE CONNECTION: Student volunteerism is a highly esteemed quality

Volunteerism is alive and well among young people in New Jersey, which comes in very handy when it’s time to apply for college admission. Students …

Why Young Kids Should Spend Equal Time with Divorced Parents

When parents separate or divorce, they often wonder what's best for their young children: should they spend more time with their mother in order to …

Abandoned baby found by the roadside at Abeokuta-Lagos expressway (photos/video)

3 Tips for Investing Wisely in Your Volunteers

Many event organizers rely on volunteers to help keep their costs down. Get started on the right foot with these 3 tips for investing wisely in your …

Happiness

How volunteering makes you a winner in the job market

Employers much more likely to take someone on if they have volunteering experience<p>People who volunteer enjoy a massive advantage in the job market, …

Corrected: Buffett donates nearly $2.9 billion to Gates charity and four others | Reuters

(The July 14 story corrects dollar amount in eighth paragraph to $64.3 billion from $64.3 million)<p>Warren Buffett, Chairman, CEO and largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway takes part in interviews before a fundraising luncheon for the nonprofit Glide Foundation in New York September 8, 2015. …

Investing
Crime

UN Finally says Female Genital Mutilation is Child Abuse

By Dan | July 16, 2016 | Category Human Rights<p>The BBC reported that for the first time, the United Nations Population Fund has described female …

11-Month-Old Baby Raped For Two Hours In Delhi

The baby is in the Intensive Care Unit and doctors say that her condition is serious.<p>An 11-month-old baby was allegedly raped for two hours by a …

Nepal police investigate death of girl banished for menstruating

<b>Police in Nepal are investigating the death of a 15-year-old girl who was banished to a poorly-ventilated shed because she was menstruating.</b><p>They say the girl suffocated after lighting a fire to keep warm.<p>Under an ancient Hindu practice, called chhaupadi, women who have their periods or who have …

Nepal

The picture that shows a hidden crisis: Malnutrition in Madagascar

How old are the two boys pictured? To the uninformed observer, this could be an older brother with his younger sibling. But Sitraka and Miranto were …

Papua New Guinea

When I grow up, I want to be...

<b>Despite their current predicament, children who have fled the conflict in Syria and are now living in neighbouring countries dream of what the future holds for them, and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) sent photographer Meredith Hutchison to find out.</b><p>Girls living in Zaatari Refugee Camp or …

Justine Greening

Child Custody Battles and Child Protective Services (CPS)

Yes, CPS should help divorcing parents - especially if the other parent isn't a good one.<p>No, that's not what CPS is for. Child custody cases should …

Child Protection

‘A sin that shames the clergy’: Pope Francis calls for zero tolerance towards child sex abuse

In a letter to the Catholic priests, the pontiff said measures were needed to protect minors from such crimes.<p>Pope Francis has directed Catholic …

Pope Francis
Motivation

Africa's naming traditions: Nine ways to name your child

<b>Traditional African names often have unique stories behind them. From the day or time a baby is born to the circumstances surrounding the birth, several factors influence the names parents choose for their children.</b><p>Whichever ethnic group you look at, these local names reveal a wealth of information …

Africa
Middle East
Middle East
Parenting