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  • Segregating children for their disabilities is a violation of human rights

    Ignacio Calderón Almendros | 13 June 2018 09:07

    The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has published a forceful report on the Spanish educational system, reporting on the unfair and discriminatory treatment of thousands of children. The group of experts claims that the right to an inclusive education is being violated in Spain. We have a moral obligation and the legal imperative to ensure that our schools are designed fo...

  • Contaminant particles increase hospital admissions for children with respiratory illnesses

    SINC | 27 May 2015 09:01

    Particles of less than 2.5 microns emitted by vehicles have negative repercussions for bronchiolitis, pneumonia, asthma and bronchitis in children. Should their concentrations be reduced to the levels recommended by the WHO, hospital admissions of children with these illnesses would decrease, amounting to a daily saving of 200 euros, according to calculations by researchers from the U...

  • El 83% de los adolescentes es víctima de algún tipo de violencia a lo largo de su vida

    Este estudio revela que la victimización en jóvenes españoles es más frecuente de lo que podría estimarse. / Sinc

    Olmo Calvo | 21 January 2015 08:00

    La infancia es una de las etapas de especial riesgo ante la violencia, a pesar de la mayor sensibilidad social y la formación más especializada por parte de los profesionales. Un estudio llevado a cabo en más de mil adolescentes españoles concluye que un 83% de ellos manifiesta haber sido víctima de al menos una forma de violencia a lo largo de su vida, y un 68,6% en el último año.

  • Childhood maltreatment associated with cerebral grey matter abnormalities

    Los individuos expuestos a maltrato infantil tenían un volumen significativamente menor de sustancia gris en varias zonas del cerebro. / Sinc

    SINC | 17 June 2014 10:30

    An international study has analysed the association between childhood maltreatment and the volume of cerebral grey matter, responsible for processing information. The results revealed a significant deficit in various late developing regions of the brain after abuse.

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