CHILDHOOD

  • Childhood psychological abuse as harmful as sexual abuse October 9, 2014

    Washington: Children who are emotionally abused and neglected face similar and sometimes worse mental health problems as kids who are physically or sexually abused, according to a new study. "Given the prevalence of childhood psychological abuse and the severity of harm to young victims, it should be at the forefront...
  • HC takes note of child workers, seeks report from Delhi government September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday took note of the slow pace in rescuing and rehabilitating child workers in the national capital and asked the city government to consider the suggestions given by an NGO on the issue. "The senior advocate, appearing for the NGO, today filed the...
  • Remember Phantom's sweet 'cigarettes' that you pretended to smoke? This video captures our lost childhood memories June 17, 2014

    Sitting on a pile of plastic chairs, stealing mangoes, tying answer sheets with a single thread and placing your homework copybook below others in the fear that your name will be called out first you've done all these things in school growing up. An Indian beverage company gets our...
  • Two brothers recreate childhood photos as a gift to their mum February 11, 2014

    Wondering what to get your mother for her birthday? These guys might be of some help. Two brothers recreate their childhood photos as a gift to their mother. Their adorable thenandnow photos are a testimony that they'd always be their mamma's boys and growing up definitely hasn't changed anything. Their...
  • Embarrassing clothes we wore as children, the photos of which you want to burn today January 31, 2014

    Toys, games, food, candies and even when it comes to fashion kids these days are bloody lucky. So lucky, that at times, they give us adults a complex. Instead of wearing what their moms tell them to we all had to, no matter how bizarre the outfit was...
  • CJ teaser The best of CJ in 2013 January 4, 2014

    We rewind the year gone by and play the best CJ reports which shook those in power and forced them to act. Catch the Part II of our year end show at 9:30 PM. ...
  • A look at Sachin Tendulkar's childhood November 2, 2013

    As Tendulkar gets ready to retire, CNN IBN takes a trip down memory lane on what made the child prodigy one of the world's greatest cricketers. ...
  • A schoolgirl turns CJ to highlight the poor condition of her MCD school October 14, 2013

    A young school girl turns CJ to expose the pathetic state of her MCD run school. There is no water,no electricity and no proper seating arrangements for the students. This is a followup to her earlier report ...
  • CJ Rukhsana fights for her daughters RTE October 14, 2013

    CJ Rukhsana is fighting for her child's right to education. Her 9 year old daughter, Subhista is suffering from cerebral palsy. The government run school in her locality has denied the admission on the grounds of not having proper infrastructure for differentlyabled children like Subhista. There is hope coming in...
  • CJ Show: Picture Talk October 6, 2013

    Here is CJ's Nupur and Payal talking about their pictures that document the misery and hardships of children living in a Delhi slum. They visit a basti in Govindpuri often and come back with many pictures showcasing hope, dreams and aspiration of the young children struggling for basic amenities like...
  • Childhood is over by age of 12 for today's kids March 6, 2013

    London: End of innocence! Childhood is effectively over by the age of 12 for today's kids because of a "toxic" mix of Internet and pressure to become interested in sex before they are ready, a UK study has found. More than two-thirds of parents feel their kids' childhood ends before they...
  • Obama laments lack of 'a father who was around' February 16, 2013

    Chicago: President Barack Obama acknowledged on Friday that he wished his father had been a bigger part of his life as he argued that stronger families are just as important as gun control in reducing crime and violence in povertystricken neighborhoods. Obama returned to his old home neighborhood on the...
  • 45,000 childhood cancer cases reported every year February 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Startling facts have come to light on the International Childhood Cancer Day on Wednesday. India records up to 45,000 new cases every year. Experts have said that this is just the tip of the iceberg. Tenyearold Zube has been trying to come to terms with the word cancer. Ironically,...
  • 'Lion King 3D' a revisit to the masterpiece July 30, 2011

    Voiceovers: Matthew Broderick, Jeremy Irons, James Earl Jones Director: Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff Once there was a lion cub who accidentally got dropped amid sheep and grew up believing and bawling like sheep. One day when a group of lions waylaid him and asked what a lion was doing amid sheep,...
  • Mum's prattle helps kids pick up language May 9, 2011

    Sydney: The way we talk to babies is key to building their ability to understand and create sentences of their own. The exaggerated speech we naturally use with tiny toddlers is special register often called 'motherese', or mother's prattle. "We use changes in pitch and rhythm when we talk to...
  • Onethird of world's child brides in India: UNICEF October 6, 2009

    Mumbai: More than a third of the world's child brides are from India, leaving children at an increased risk of exploitation despite the country's growing modernity and economic wealth, according to a UNICEF report. Nearly 25 million women in India were married in the year 2007 by the age of 18,...
  • IBNLiving: Doc advises on childhood diabetes November 19, 2008

    Childhood diabetes requires a lot of awareness and a positive attitude on the part of the parents to handle this disorder. ...
  • Lethargic childhood may lead to heart disease later April 4, 2008

    New York: Lack of exercise or physical activity in childhood spells increased risk of heart attacks in adulthood, according to a new study. A child's level of fitness and physical activity might cause diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol levels, besides obesity, collective known as the "metabolic syndrome" and that...
  • Brits OK with sex at 16, alcohol at 18 March 3, 2008

    London: Half of British parents think childhood ends at 11 years old, a survey said on Monday. Almost threequarters of British parents allow their children to drink alcohol before age 18 and nearly a half of them allow their 16 yearolds to spend a night at their respective partner's house, said...
  • US town goes on diet to fight childhood obesity July 1, 2007

    New Delhi: Imagine an entire community deciding to eat better and live healthier. That's what one town in Massachusetts decided to do, in order to fight childhood obesity. Doctor Sanjay Gupta has a look at the city that went on a diet. Somerville, Massachusettss population, 77thousand people. It's a modern day...
  • Childhood obesity triggers early puberty March 5, 2007

    Chicago: Childhood obesity in the United States appears to be causing girls to reach puberty at an earlier age, for reasons that are not clear, a study said on Monday. The report from the University of Michigan's Mott Children's Hospital said a multiyear study following a group of 354 girls found...