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Ireland near top of child well-being list but no country doing enough – report

Children in Ireland rank fifth in a new global index which measures best chance of survival and well-being, a new report reveals today. However, no single country is adequately protecting children’s health, their environment and their futures, the landmark report ‘A Future for the World’s Children?’, in the ‘Lancet’ journal showed. The index looked at… Read More »

Would Your Child Benefit From Residential Care? How Patients (and Their Families) Are Thriving In a Long-Term Environment

Source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/black-and-white-connected-hands-love-265702/ Would Your Child Benefit From Residential Care? How Patients (and Their Families) Are Thriving In a Long-Term Environment : Youth are dealing with a world that’s far different than the one that existed even ten years ago. It can be jarring for people even ten or fifteen years older than a teenager today to… Read More »

Who gets to decide when a 14-year-old wants to change gender? The child, the hospital, the battling parents?

In many ways, Max is a typical 14-year-old. He eschews soft music in favour of rock and heavy metal, likes to wear hoodies, giggles when he’s nervous and has a flair for drawing animals. He can be opinionated and sarcastic one moment, shy and withdrawn the next. His insecurities, however, run deeper than run-of-the-mill teenaged… Read More »