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Day: March 31, 2021

12-Year-Old Boy Brain Dead After Attempting New TikTok Fad

If I was the parent of a teenager in this day and age, I’d be a nervous wreck. I’m a nervous wreck and my daughter is 30. So, I feel for all of you raising teenagers and young kids right now. Social media is such a scary place – from predators to scammers to these absurd and dangerous “challenges,” it’s like a crapshoot for young people, who feel invincible and don’t understand the dangers. The only way parents would know what’s going on with their kids online is to literally… Read more 12-Year-Old Boy Brain Dead After Attempting New TikTok Fad

Nepal experiences increasing epidemic of missing girls from sex-selective abortion – By Cassy Fiano-Chesser

The legalization of abortion in Nepal has had devastating consequences for the country, leading to an epidemic of missing girls. Like many Asian countries, there is a strong preference for boys instead of girls, as boys are seen as assets to bring the family money and status. Girls, on the other hand, are seen as burdens, with each family having to pay a dowry for daughters to be married. After the wedding, she then leaves her parents to join her husband’s family. Yet it wasn’t until abortion became legal in… Read more Nepal experiences increasing epidemic of missing girls from sex-selective abortion – By Cassy Fiano-Chesser