Kutupalong-Balukhali, one of the largest refugee camps in the world, has 600,000 people (including children with disabilities)

25 August 2018 marks one year since hundreds of thousands of Rohingya people fled persecution and violence in Myanmar's Rakhine State and sought refuge in neighboring Bangladesh.

WHO: This crisis stands out among recent refugee flows due to the large number of people fleeing in an extremely short pe

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Opening Doors for Europe’s Children. (What can be more important than getting children out of institutions? - Ed)

Opening Doors for Europe’s Children is a pan-European campaign that aims to strengthen families and end institutional care.

They say: It’s encouraging to see that the European Commission has maintained and strengthened its commitment to the transition from institutional to family- and community-base

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Deaf people being denied access to public services warns ‘Dossier of Disgrace’ (UK) report

Deaf people being denied access to public services warns ‘Dossier of Disgrace’ (UK) report

‘…quality standards are compromised to maximise profits…’

 

Deaf people’s ability to access public services is being restricted leading to distress and potentially life threatening situations according to a report by the National Union of British Sign Language Interpreters (NUBSLI), which is

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Streaming instead of dreaming: Using phones and tablets before bed stops kids from sleeping and can lead to health issues

A new study suggests that bedtime phone use is causing children to sleep less and be excessively tired the next day, which could have serious repercussions to their health

From Daily Mail article July 25th 2018:

  • Children aged six to 13 need around nine to 11 hours of sleep a night
  • Phone use affects

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