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Child poverty in Britain is causing 'social apartheid'

Britain risks "sleepwalking into a world where inequality becomes so entrenched that our children grow up in a state of social apartheid", according to a leading charity.<p>In a damning report to be published next week, the National Children's Bureau finds that, in many respects, child poverty is now …

Vietnam's lost children in labyrinth of slave labour

<b>Last year, three teenage boys jumped out of a third-floor window in Ho Chi Minh City and ran as fast as they could until they found help. It was one in the morning and they did not know where they were going.</b><p>"I was really scared someone would catch us," recalled Hieu, 18.<p>Hieu, who did not want to …

Ho Chi Minh City