Eighty-three percent of parents who give their kids an allowance believe they should earn it by doing chores, according to an annual T. Rowe Price survey.
Parents shouldn't pay their kids for chores
The UK national mental health commissioner, Professor Ian Hickie, has described private health insurance reforms affecting mental health as a ‘work-around’ that will lead to more mental health hospital beds without providing the community-based services people need.
Private insurance reforms on mental health a 'work-around'
Wang Qin, 59, collects scrap at a demolished residential district on the outskirts of Beijing, working 15 hours a day and struggling on her own to pay for her granddaughter's education.
China steps up war on poverty
Reported hate crimes against disabled children are rising, a BBC investigation has discovered.
Disabled children hate crime reports increasing
Around 400,000 children are still displaced from the fighting for Mosul, one year after the start of a military offensive to recapture the Iraqi city from Daesh terrorist group, Save the Children said.
400,000 children still displaced from Mosul fighting
Eminent public health experts have written to the Australian heads of tobacco companies calling on them to advertise the lethality of smoking, the addictiveness of smoking and nicotine, and to reveal their deliberate attempts to make tobacco products more addictive.
Tobacco companies should advertise lethality of smoking
Scary, overwhelming, sad, helpless; these were only some of the words people used after participating in a poverty simulation at the Woodside Church in Lower Makefield, Pennsylvania in the US.
Poverty simulation sheds light on struggles of low-income families
Waiters, contractors and other employees of America's small businesses are more likely to miss out on cancer screening, mostly because of a lack of insurance, new research showed.
Small-business employees less likely to get cancer screenings
Children must be taught about Britain’s rich history of immigration if Prime Minister Theresa May is to achieve her ‘mission’ of tackling racial injustice, the UK’s anti-discrimination watchdog said.
Children must be taught benefits of immigration in school
Households on low incomes are being left particularly exposed to rent increases as housing costs eat up a growing proportion of their money, a thinktank has said.
Housing benefit in UK cuts leave poor vulnerable to rent rises

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