To Prevent Teenage Pregnancies in Sub Saharan Africa, It Takes a Whole Village to Raise a Child
Honorine Meda became pregnant herself at the age of nineteen. Now she helps raise awareness of teenage pregnancy among girls in Dissin.By Guy DinmoreDISSIN, Burkina Faso, Jul 28 2021 (IPS) Honorine Meda is 23. Cycling through her hometown of Dissin, in Burkina Faso’s verdant southwest, she smiles, waves and stops to chat with one of the girls she counsels. Thanks to a program by the German development agency (GIZ) and their Pro Enfant initiative, Honorine trained to counsel teenage girls in Dissin on how to avoid pregnancies. She became pregnant herself, with her now three-year-old son, when she was 19. It was tough...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guy Dinmore Tags: Africa Aid Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Education Featured Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights TerraViva United Nations Women's Health GIZ 2021 Source Type: news

Don ’t blame men for the climate crisis – we should point the finger at corporations
Male spending – on petrol and meat – is apparently worse for the environment than women’s. But it’s the system, not individuals, that needs to changeSorry, boys, but it ’s all your fault.Melting ice caps,flash floods,rising sea levels: men are to blame for the lot of it. Please don ’t drown the messenger, I’m just relayingthe results of a Swedish study that found that men ’s spending habits cause 16% more climate-heating emissions than women’s. The biggest difference seems to be that men spend more money on petrol. Another big difference: the men surveyed bought more me...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 27, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Arwa Mahdawi Tags: Climate change Environment Science Gender World news Inequality Source Type: news

Don ’t blame men for the climate crisis – we should point the finger at corporations | Arwa Mahdawi
Male spending – on petrol and meat – is apparently worse for the environment than women’s. But it’s the system, not individuals, that needs to changeSorry, boys, but it ’s all your fault.Melting ice caps,flash floods,rising sea levels: men are to blame for the lot of it. Please don ’t drown the messenger, I’m just relayingthe results of a Swedish study that found that men ’s spending habits cause 16% more climate-heating emissions than women’s. The biggest difference seems to be that men spend more money on petrol. Another big difference: the men surveyed bought more me...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 27, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Arwa Mahdawi Tags: Climate change Environment Science Gender World news Inequality Source Type: news

The effect of classroom aggression-related peer group norms on students' short-term trajectories of aggression - Vel ásquez AM, Saldarriaga LM, Castellanos M, Bukowski WM.
Using a four-wave/seven-month longitudinal design with a sample of 1595 preadolescents (53% boys, 47% girls, M(age)  = 10.2 years) from 63 fourth-, fifth- and sixth- grade classrooms in nine mixed-sex schools in Bogotá, Colombia, we examined whether g... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

DOJ charges against Unforgiven show reach of white supremacist gangs in prisons
Outside the public eye on Oath Keepers and Proud Boys, feds are trying to stem a deadlier threat: white supremacists operating in and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

QuickStats: Percentage* of children( †) aged 3-17 years who ever received a diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder,(§) by sex and age group - National Health Interview Survey,(¶) United States, 2019 - Ng AE, Black LI.
Overall, in 2019, 8.8% of children aged 3-17 years had ever received a diagnosis of ADHD. Boys (11.7%) were more likely than girls (5.7%) to receive a diagnosis of ADHD overall and within each age group. Among both boys and girls, the percentage of childre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sexual wellbeing in early adolescence: a cross-sectional assessment among girls and boys in urban Indonesia - K ågesten AE, Pinandari AW, Page A, Wilopo SA, van Reeuwijk M.
BACKGROUND: Early adolescence (ages 10-14) is a critical period of physical, cognitive, social and emotional development, which affect sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). Yet, little is known about positive or healthy aspects of sexuality dev... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Proud Boys leader pleads guilty to burning D.C. church's banner
Henry “Enrique” Tarrio and others stole a Black Lives Matter banner in December. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Proud Boys leader pleads guilty to burning Black Lives Matter banner
Enrique Tarrio, 37, of Miami, was arrested Jan. 3 in Washington on a warrant stemming from the Dec. 12 incident. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Proud Boys leader pleads guilty to burning DC church's Black Lives Matter banner
The leader of the far-right Proud Boys pleaded guilty Monday to two misdemeanors stemming from his conduct in Washington, DC, amid... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biz Markie's Wife + Beastie Boys' Mike D Speak On 'Just A Friend' Legend's Death
The 57-year-old rap icon passed away at a Baltimore, Maryland hospital after a year of ongoing health complications stemming from Type... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ex-Cop Charged in Riot Joined Proud Boys While on Force
Charged along with his fellow ex-cop dad in the Jan. 6 attack, Nathaniel Tuck engaged in some extracurriculars while on the job, chat logs show. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DEXA shows lower bone density in diabetic children
Boys showed lower bone density than girls on dual-energy x-ray absorptiometr...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: More green space may not lead to better bone health Ultrasonic backscatter could measure bone health in space AI predicts heart disease risk in DEXA images CT lung screening scans also work for bone density Cardiac CT shows promise for osteoporosis screening (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 13, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Species of gut bacteria linked to enhanced cognition and language skills in infant boys
(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine& Dentistry) Infant boys with a higher composition of a particular gut microbiota show enhanced neurodevelopment, according to a new University of Alberta-led study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bridging the Gap and Crossing the Bridge
Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot WaitBy Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Jul 9 2021 (IPS) It may be a challenge, but it is also an absolute necessity: bridging the gap between international law and reality and quickly crossing the bridge to reach all crisis-affected children and youth left furthest behind. Inclusive and equitable quality education is the right of every girl and boy and the objective of Sustainable Development Goal 4. Yasmine SherifIn fact, there are multiple challenges to overcome: in 2020, in countries of emergencies and protracted crisis – further hit by COVID-19 – the United Nations also...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Armed Conflicts Climate Change Crime & Justice Development & Aid Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Migration & Refu Source Type: news

The intersection of power and gender: examining the relationship of empowerment and gender-unequal norms among young adolescents in Kinshasa, DRC - Zimmerman LA, Koenig LR, Pulerwitz J, Kayembe P, Maddeleno M, Moreau C.
PURPOSE: To examine how perceptions of gender norms and expressions of empowerment are related among disadvantaged young adolescent boys and girls in Kinshasa, DRC. METHODS: We included data from 2,610 adolescent boys and girls between 10 and 14 ye... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Unequal gender norms are related to symptoms of depression among young adolescents: a cross-sectional, cross-cultural study - Koenig LR, Blum RW, Shervington D, Green J, Li M, Tabana H, Moreau C.
This study was undertaken among 10- to 14-year-old girls and boys in disadvantaged areas of Shanghai, China; Cuenca, Ecuador; Flanders, Belgium; and Denpasar and Semarang, Indonesia. It aimed to assess whether gender norms are related to depressiv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

3 children found dead at East L.A. home under suspicious circumstances
Two boys and girl, all younger than 3, were pronounced dead at the scene, officials say. Their mother was detained for questioning. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Protecting generations from risky behaviors in Jordan - Royal Health Awareness Society [conference abstract] - Zoubi DA, Al-Faris R.
Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase 2021 - Abstract Book - # 3B.002 Background In Jordan, 33.9% of boys aged 13 to 15 years old currently use tobacco products as well as 13.8% of girls. The issue is aggravated due to the easy access... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Dose-Dependent Effect of'Internet Addiction' and Sleep Problems Dose-Dependent Effect of'Internet Addiction' and Sleep Problems
Severe internet addiction, especially in adolescent boys who are addicted to computer games, is tied to an increased risk for significant sleep problems, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - June 25, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

What to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines and Heart Conditions in Younger People
On June 23, a group of scientists told the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices that mRNA vaccines (those made by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna) have a “likely association” with heart risks for younger people. Understandably, that’s still generating a lot of attention. Here’s what you should know about COVID-19 vaccines and heart problems. The heart issues in question are called myocarditis and pericarditis Those refer, respectively, to inflammation of the heart and the lining around it. While they sound scary, both tend to clear up on th...
Source: TIME: Health - June 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Race, ethnicity not a factor in recent weapon-carrying behaviors at US schools
(University of Minnesota Medical School) A study led by researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School sheds new light on boys' weapon-carrying behaviors at U.S. high schools. The results indicate that weapon-carrying is not tied to students' race or ethnicity but rather their schools' social climates. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Heart Problems After Vaccination Are Very Rare, Federal Researchers Say
More than 1,200 cases have been reported, mostly mild and more often in young men and boys. The benefits of vaccination still far outweigh the risks, experts said. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science Disease Rates Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Youth Heart Men and Boys Deaths (Fatalities) Children and Childhood Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Centers for Disease Control and Preve Source Type: news

Devin Booker, Trae Young and the NBA's 'empty stats' fallacy
Devin Booker and Trae Young were once poster boys for "good stats, bad team." Their respective playoff runs suggest that phrase needs to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sunday with Tim Peake: ‘I’m a dreadful chef, but I can do a roast’
The astronaut reveals why he likes nothing more than a nice and relaxed down-to-earth day with the kidsWhat time do you get up? Whatever time my youngest comes bouncing into the room. He ’s nine and has an uncanny ability to sleep in on school days and wake up early on weekends.What ’s for breakfast? We ’ll make pancakes with blueberries and raspberries. We’ve got a little pancake maker – it’s fun and our two boys like getting involved.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 20, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Samantha Rea Tags: Sunday with … Tim Peake Science Space Life and style Source Type: news

Education Cannot Wait for Refugee Children in Crisis, says Yasmine Sherif
Yasmine Sherif in Lebanon with Palestine refugee children. Credit: Education Cannot Wait (ECW)By Nayema NusratNEW YORK, Jun 19 2021 (IPS) With financing, the number of out-of-school refuges could be reduced to zero, Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot Wait (ECW) says, as the world commemorates World Refugee Day. In a wide-ranging exclusive interview with IPS in New York, Sherif shared her vision for a world where dignity and the right to believe in better prospects are returned child refugees – something, she says, can be delivered through education. “When you sit down and listen to young refugees in ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nayema Nusrat Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Climate Change Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Trade & I Source Type: news

Pandemic Tied to Worsening of Teens ’ Mental Health
However, pandemic also tied to decrease in substance use among both boys and girls (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 18, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

CDC POSTPONES meeting of heart inflammation in teenage boys due to Juneteenth holiday
The CDC has postponed its meeting on report of young men who've had heart inflammation after receiving Pfizer and Moderna vaccines due to Juneteenth and it will now be held from June 23-25. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Emergency Department Visits for Suspected Suicide Attempts Among Persons Aged 12-25 Years Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic - United States, January 2019-May 2021
During the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency department (ED) visits for suspected suicide attempts increased among adolescents aged 12-17 years, especially girls. During February-March 2021, suspected suicide attempt ED visits were 51% higher among girls aged 12-17 years than during 2019; among boys aged 12-17 years, suspected suicide attempt ED visits increased 4%. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - June 17, 2021 Category: American Health Tags: Adolescent Health Coronavirus [CoV] Data & Statistics Diseases Conditions Emergency Department Use Emergency Department Visits MMWR Morbidity Mortality Weekly Report Suicide COVID-19 Source Type: news

Proud Boys leader says he's selling BLM and anti-Trump shirts
Enrique Tarrio told The Wall Street Journal he set up the secret business after card processors kept freezing out his other companies. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Central Sahel: Ground Zero in Tackling Climate Change Through Education
Yasmine SherifBy Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Jun 16 2021 (IPS) The climate crisis is amplifying the effects of instability and violence in the world’s poorest countries. Nowhere is this more visible than in Africa’s Central Sahel region, where increasing temperature, floods, droughts and other climate change-induced disasters are triggering conflicts, displacement, and pushing girls and boys into the shadows. As world leaders come together to celebrate Africa Climate Week, in the lead up to this year’s climate talks in the UK, they must look at education – especially education for girls – as a co...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Africa Armed Conflicts Climate Change Combating Desertification and Drought Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Environment Featured Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Source Type: news

Family History Doubles Asthma Risk for Preschoolers
Rates for boys decline with age but stay steady among girls; rates higher among Black versus non - Hispanic White children during preschool years (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 15, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Child learners of parents in employment sojourn: their lived experiences in separation - Jaure R, Makura AH.
This study explored the lived experiences of adolescent learners of work sojourn parents. We interviewed six left-behind Zimbabwean learners (three boys and three girls; age range = 15 to 18 years) about their lived experiences with parental absence due to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Male child sexual abuse: not as uncommon as you would think - Ray S, Singh S, Rani M.
Child sexual abuse (CSA) in boys is quite prevalent worldwide, with rates reported between 3% and 31%.[1] One in every six boys experience at least one sexual assault globally. A systematic review of CSA in the Indian context published a prevalence of 4% t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Measuring aggression in German youth prison-a validation of the German Reactive-Proactive Aggression Questionnaire (RPQ) in a sample of incarcerated juvenile offenders - Heynen E, van der Helm P, Stams GJ, Roest J.
The aim of the present study was to examine construct validity and reliability of the German reactive proactive aggression questionnaire (RPQ) in a sample of delinquent boys (N  = 156). A confirmatory factor analysis with a two-factor model of reactive ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

For Women in Their 40s, High Blood Pressure May Carry Special Risks
Women, but not men, with even mildly elevated blood pressure in their early 40s were at increased risk for later heart disease and early death. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Women and Girls Blood Pressure Heart Hypertension Cholesterol Men and Boys Smoking and Tobacco Diabetes Source Type: news

White boys who grew up with Black neighbors are more likely to become Democrats, study finds
White men who had a Black neighbor in 1940 are more likely to be registered with the Democratic Party 70 years later, researchers say. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - June 11, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Amina Khan Source Type: news

HPV vaccine has a significant impact even if all girls and boys are not vaccinated
(Tampere University) Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines applied in national vaccination programs protect against most cancers associated with oncogenic, high-risk (hr) HPV types. Two recent studies demonstrate the impact of gender-neutral HPV vaccination in the overall protection against hrHPV infections already with low vaccination coverage. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - June 11, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Gender differences between adolescents with autism in emergency psychiatry - So P, Wierdsma AI, van Boeijen C, Vermeiren RR, Mulder NC.
Among adolescents seen for psychiatric emergency consultation, the percentage of adolescents with autism is increasing over the years. This applies even more to girls than to boys. We collected data of 1378 adolescents aged 12-18  years who were seen for ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sixers vs. Hawks playoff preview: Matchups, weaknesses, and predictions Round 2
Into town come the boys from Atlanta, riding high after upstaging the Knicks as MSG. Let's get into it. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Direct and inverse correlates of post-traumatic stress disorder among school-age autistic boys - Bitsika V, Sharpley CF.
Young people with autism are often bullied at school, a potential direct correlate of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This may be compounded by their difficulties in social interaction. Alternately, some of these young people may develop 'coping str... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Trying something new, Centre for Mental Health
Boys and young men can face multiple barriers to accessing mental health support, including gender stereotypes which generate stigma around seeking help, concerns around showing vulnerability, and less positive attitudes towards mental health services. The Covid-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on boys'and young men's stress and anxiety levels, and this has been particularly marked for young men experiencing racial injustice. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Sperm-Count ‘Crisis’ Doesn’t Add Up
Reports of a decline in male fertility rely on flawed assumptions, a new study contends. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rachel E. Gross Tags: your-feed-science your-feed-health In Vitro Fertilization Infertility Reproduction (Biological) Testosterone Women and Girls Men and Boys Swan, Shanna H Research Human Fertility Source Type: news

Interventions directed at men for preventing intimate partner violence: a systematic review protocol - Idriss-Wheeler D, Hajjar J, Yaya S.
BACKGROUND: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a population health problem linked to a myriad of negative psychological, physical, emotional, sexual and reproductive health outcomes for women. The movement towards working with boys and men over the past co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

The supersense secret: Steve Biddulph on how to become healthier, happier and more fully human
The psychologist and author believes we are tapping into only a small corner of our potential. In his latest book, he explains how to harness all our senses and gut instinctsSteve Biddulph is telling me about a patient who came to him after a life-changing incident in a car park. The woman, Andie, was getting into her car when she noticed a figure in the distance moving towards her. The young man looked nice, well dressed. He called to her, but she couldn ’t make out his words. Andie’s stomach twinged. She had been raised to be polite and helpful, but the knot in her stomach tightened. She shut the car door and...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 3, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Paula Cocozza Tags: Psychology Science Books Culture Autism Society Health & wellbeing Life and style Source Type: news

Florida Governor OKs Limits on Transgender Student Athletes Florida Governor OKs Limits on Transgender Student Athletes
' In Florida, girls are going to play girls sports and boys are going to play boys sports,'Governor Ron DeSantis said as he signed the bill into law.Associated Press (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - June 2, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

New study reveals how smoking during puberty can cause negative consequences in offspring
(The University of Bergen) Smoking in early puberty in boys may have negative consequences for their future generations of offspring, a study from the University of Bergen (UiB) shows. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Africa ’s Forgotten Crisis
Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot Wait   World leaders need to act for children and youth struggling to survive and thrive.By Yasmine SherifNEW YORK, Jun 1 2021 (IPS) A few weeks ago, I traveled with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi to the Modale refugee site in the Nord-Ubangi province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). What we witnessed there was a profound humanitarian crisis that has left 4.7 million children and youth in need of urgent, life-saving, life-changing educational support. Yasmine SherifHere on the frontlines of violence, forced displacement, climate chan...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Yasmine Sherif Tags: Africa Aid Crime & Justice Education Education Cannot Wait. Future of Education is here Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Peace Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations E Source Type: news

Associations among bullying role behaviors and academic performance over the course of an academic year for boys and girls - Riffle LN, Kelly KM, Demaray ML, Malecki CE, Santuzzi AM, Rodriguez-Harris DSJ, Emmons JD.
Although some research has evidenced a negative association between involvement in bullying and academic performance, more work is needed to understand the associations between academic performance and involvement in a more comprehensive range of bully rol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Interactive virtual reality assessment of aggressive social information processing in boys with behavior problems: a pilot study - Verhoef REJ, Dijk A, Verhulp EE, Castro BO.
Children's aggressive behavior is partly determined by how they process social information (e.g., making hostile interpretations, or aiming to seek revenge). Such aggressive social information processing (SIP) may be most evident if children are emotionall... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news