Children in Distress

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Baby remains found in mass grave at ex-Irish orphanage
Article
2017
Remains of children ranging from new-born to three-years-old discovered in the sewers of a former children's home run by the Roman Catholic Church.
The Children of Gaza
Rosen, Mike
Article
2014
A poem
Criminalizing First-Graders: Arrested and Handcuffed for Tantrums
Brauchli, Christopher
Article
2010
All across the nation, schools have adopted draconian zero-tolerance policies that treat children like criminals and turn schools into prison-like environments.
Disaster and Mental Health: The Palestinian Experience
El Sarraj, Eyad; Qouta, Samir
Article
2005
The continuing Israeli military occupation of Gaza is the cause of deep and widespread trauma for Palestinian children and adults.
The Gladys We Never Knew
Knickerbocker, Nancy
Article
2015
According to the Vital Statistics Act document entitled ''RETURN OF DEATH OF AN INDIAN,'' Gladys Chapman was 12 years, 10 months, and 12 days old on April 29, 1931, when she died in Royal Inland Hospi...
Health care and children in crisis in Gaza
Garfinkle, Miriam; Abdul-Qadir, Reem
Article
2007
These days one hears a lot about Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan, adults who have been specifically trained for warfare, who are nevertheless traumatized by the experience of seeing comrades injured ...
Race Against Time: Searching for Hope in AIDS-Ravaged Africa
Lewis, Stephen
Book
2005
This book is a compilation of the 2005 Massey Lectures on the topic of the Millennium Development Goals, with a special focus on AIDS in Africa. Lewis' lectures are personal and passionate in their d...
Strip-Searching Children: Humiliation and Child Abuse at Israeli Checkpoints
Weir, Alison
Article
2007
Israeli officials have been regularly strip-searching children for decades.

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Project Hope
Project Hope is a non-profit volunteer organization. We support children denied access to basic services that every child needs in order to develop into healthy and well-balanced individual. We provid...

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Hundreds of Scottish Orphanage Children Allegedly Buried in Mass Grave
High infant mortality rate and allegations of abuse raise suspicions of Smyllum Park in Lanark, once run by Catholic nuns
Bowcott, Owen
2017
The Scottish child abuse inquiry is to investigate claims that the bodies of at least 400 children from an orphanage once run by Catholic nuns are buried in an unmarked mass grave.The Smyllum Park orp...
Israeli human rights organization highlights deterioration of Palestinian health under occupation
Sources News Release
2015
Reports by Physicians for Human Rights - Israel document the deterioration of Palestinian health in the West Bank and Gaza as the direct consequence of ongoing Israeli military occupation.