Teenagers often dream of driving super cars, but the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention say at least six teenagers aged between 16 and 19 die from car accidents every day. This disturbing figure presents a big challenge for parents planning to gift their boy or girl a new set of wheels. So, experts suggest … Continue reading Best new and used cars to buy your teenager who just got a license
For Mary Asigi, a 17-year-old pupil at Damascus primary school in the slums of Dandora on the outskirts of Nairobi, it is usual to miss a few days of school each month because she has no sanitary towels to use when she has her period. "This affects my performance in class," she says. Like many … Continue reading Why Kenyan teen girls are wishing they were boys
Three male teenagers are being investigated by the police for spitting on the lift buttons in a lift at Rumbia LRT station. The incident, which came to light on Thursday (Feb 20) after SBS Transit posted a photo on Facebook of the lift buttons covered in spittle, had sparked condemnation coming amid the coronavirus outbreak. … Continue reading 3 teens arrested for stealing elevator buttons
The number of suicides in Japan in the first 11 months of 2018 dropped 3.4 percent from a year earlier to 20,598, down for the ninth year and the lowest in 37 years, preliminary data released by the National Police Agency showed on Friday. The number of suicides per 100,000 people fell to 16.3, … Continue reading Suicide rate among Japanese girls was highest in 2018
Everyone knows how often people suffer dating violence, rape or sexual molestation and this highlights the need for improved human rights protection in every 21st century society. A responsive, well-equipped and efficient governmental systems such as the police, policymakers and courts, including advocacy groups, are therefore required to curb the menacing impact from rapists, … Continue reading Sex education is every child’s right
Two teenagers have been arrested for placing a crying baby in her mother's refrigerator and shutting the door for fun. The young girls recorded their spine-chilling act on video and uploaded it online without realizing the authorities could identify them. Image shows the police office in Danver (Credit: Matt Stones). According to a report from … Continue reading Babysitters arrested after putting Baby in Fridge and Posting Video on Snapchat
A 19-year-old woman who fell in love with a boy, 13, is facing jail threats for sex with a minor. She allegedly got married to the teenager after eloping with him to an unknown destination where both had a baby. Image shows Zabar and his beloved wife Bilana. Zabar K. [the baby father] says he … Continue reading 19-year-old woman facing jail time for wedding boy, 13, and having his child
China's facial recognition technology broke boundaries in 2015 when Beijing's Tsinghua University and Hangzhou-based security company Tzekwan Technology developed a prototype to help reduce ATM crimes. Recent reports from East China's Jiangxi say the province has started installations of the technology in all cyber cafes. The aim is to stop teenagers below 18 from gaining … Continue reading China’s Face Recognition Technology Aims At Blocking Teens Below 18 From Cyber Cafes.
The popular choking game has always been there but parents, guardians and teachers have been warned to take note that the dangerous game is making a fast return among kids everywhere around the world. Sample picture of how the choking game is played. As a dad or mom, you may not know about this but I can … Continue reading CHOKING GAME: A Trending Dangerous Game Everyone Should Know About.
A middle school student in one of China's secondary schools went a bit too far in expressing her love for another teenager who doesn't want any of it. She chose an alarming method of professing love by cutting a finger and using the dripping blood to write a love letter on the floor for the … Continue reading Girl, 19, Cuts Her Finger And Used Blood To Write Love Notes.