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Health inequalities in Britain

Health inequalities in Britain

Traditionally low status of girls fueling child sexual abuse in sub-Saharan Africa

Traditionally low status of girls fueling child sexual abuse in sub-Saharan Africa

Ugandan lawmakers draft bill seeking death penalty for HIV-positive people who perform sexual acts with minors

Ugandan lawmakers draft bill seeking death penalty for HIV-positive people who perform sexual acts with minors

Doctors increasingly unlikely to testify in child abuse cases

Doctors increasingly unlikely to testify in child abuse cases

Small birthweight and premature birth may be associated with a higher risk of child abuse and neglect

Small birthweight and premature birth may be associated with a higher risk of child abuse and neglect

UNICEF seeks $805 million for humanitarian efforts

UNICEF seeks $805 million for humanitarian efforts

New guidance highlights pharmacist's role in protecting vulnerable adults

New guidance highlights pharmacist's role in protecting vulnerable adults

Judgment against leading UK paediatrician Sir Roy Meadow, could damage child protection services

Judgment against leading UK paediatrician Sir Roy Meadow, could damage child protection services

General Medical Council wrong place to deal with medicine and the law

General Medical Council wrong place to deal with medicine and the law

Leading experts meet to discuss 'crisis' in child protection

Leading experts meet to discuss 'crisis' in child protection

Judges perceive child witnesses as being more honest than adults when testifying in court

Judges perceive child witnesses as being more honest than adults when testifying in court

Children who have been abused are at risk of recurrence

Children who have been abused are at risk of recurrence

More effort needed to prevent pattern of child abuse developing in families

More effort needed to prevent pattern of child abuse developing in families

School nurses are having to treat pupils of 14 who are HIV positive

School nurses are having to treat pupils of 14 who are HIV positive

Welsh research has found that abused babies are at much greater risk of experiencing further abuse

Welsh research has found that abused babies are at much greater risk of experiencing further abuse

International study into children in care

International study into children in care

Guidance on providing advice on sex education to young people under the age of sixteen

Guidance on providing advice on sex education to young people under the age of sixteen

PAHO and UNICEF to work jointly in disasters, immunization campaigns, prevention of HIV, and monitoring nutrition

PAHO and UNICEF to work jointly in disasters, immunization campaigns, prevention of HIV, and monitoring nutrition

New book to examine the many issues of child maltreatment

New book to examine the many issues of child maltreatment