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Taliban storm Pakistan school, kill 126, mostly children

By: Riaz Khan

Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday, killing 126 people, officials said, in the worst attack to hit the country in years.The overwhelming majority of the victims were students at the army public school, which has children and teenagers in grades 1-10. 932 more words


Barnardo's Accused Of Blaming Victim For Abuse

A letter sent by the children’s charity says the sexual exploitation the youngster suffered at 16 “could have been avoided”.

The children’s charity Barnardo’s has been accused of blaming a victim of child sexual exploitation for her own sexual abuse by a gang of men who had groomed her. 492 more words


Fear of homelessness is the biggest worry for people leaving care

By Javed Khan, Chief Executive of Barnardo’s:

Bed and breakfasts will not cut it. We need better safety nets for the young care leavers who struggle to make ends meet

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Humans of Mumbai

My journey has been long and pretty eventful. I have been in Taekwondu since 70’s. Since when it came to India basically 1978, that time i started doing Taekwondo. 716 more words

A bit of a headache over neuroscience

I wrote at the end of March about the impact of work on brain development to understanding about parent abuse, and so I initially found the recent very public spat about the validity of claims being made for neuroscience rather unsettling. 557 more words

Parent Abuse