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Overweight kids often shunned and bullied

Investigators analysed students' responses to questions about their experiences with weight discrimination and how these experiences affected them from one school year to the next.

Why growing up in South Africa is so hard

The youth are the hope and future of any country but in South Africa, where poverty, unemployment and substance abuse are rife, a child’s chance of leading a normal adult life is threatened by a number of serious issues.

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