Adolescents

Mind the Gap: Finding New Solutions to Address HIV Among Adolescents

Dr Alvaro Bermejo | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK
Dr Alvaro Bermejo

Above all we need to get much much better at involving young people in decisions and choices about their own health to give them every chance possible to lead healthy, productive and fulfilled lives.

What to Do With The Little S***'s?

Julie Creffield | Posted 14.09.2014 | UK Sport
Julie Creffield

He had to call out "Fatty Must Run" and then roll around laughing and soaking up the admiration of his dad and his friends... I often find myself the victim of abuse from these children not even out of primary school yet. What compels them to be so mean?

What Does Beauty Mean to You?

Maria Senise | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Senise

Being a tween or young adult can be rough, ridiculously confusing, and generally uncomfortable. (Hell, being an adult can be too.) Growing up, experiencing changes in your body, and feeling your crazy hormones running amok create a feeling of complete unease in your own skin. This summer, I ran a class called Girls' Lifestyle Camp for girls between the ages of 10 and 13.

Progress for Family Planning but 16Million Adolescent Pregnancies Left Behind

Professor Joy Lawn | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK
Professor Joy Lawn

There are more adolescent pregnancies than ever before: 16million girls under the age of 18 give birth each year, 95% of which are in low and middle income countries. One in three girls in these countries will be pregnant by their 20th birthday, and many are unplanned.

Unemployment And 'Viagra Culture' Helping To Fuel 'Masculinity Crisis'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK

Britain is facing a crisis of masculinity, which celebrates heartlessness and normalises sexism and homophobia, amid growing unemployment and uncertai...

Binge Drinking and a Minimum Price for Alcohol

Vincent Brogan | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Vincent Brogan

Ironically, the 'hard drugs' we warn our children about before they hit the town kill far fewer people than alcohol or nicotine, substances which pose bigger threats to their long term health.

Sexualisation of Children - Protecting Innocence Online

Pippa Smith | Posted 18.08.2012 | UK Tech
Pippa Smith

At long last there is a reality check going on about the dangers children face on the internet from pornography.

Grown Ups Should Step Up

Indra Adnan | Posted 14.10.2011 | UK Politics
Indra Adnan

It's been a highly charged month for parents. In the midst of that annual break from routine - the Summer holidays - when kids are off school and look...