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Commission to ‘engage’ on uniforms

The Competition Commission has concluded its probe into school uniform price fixing.

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AFP

Fury at kids' 'thong’ pageant

Colombian mayor defends ‘shameful’ Little Miss Thong contest.

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REUTERS

Why family dinners really do matter

The most important thing you can do with your kids? Eat dinner with them, says a family therapist.

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NY councilman targets fast-food toys
August 22 2014 at 11:49

A New York city councilman wants to ban toys in fast-food restaurant kid meals that do not meet strict dietary guidelines.

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New tool to help pupils find a school
August 22 2014 at 11:49

Western Cape education officials have a new tool to help schools place children at schools.

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Worried parents, worried children...
August 21 2014 at 11:35

Bel Mooney looks at why it is that children are more anxious than ever.

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Teens having sex at a younger age – forum
August 20 2014 at 12:18

South African women are now more at risk than ever of HIV infection, say experts.

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Schools struggle to cope with application deluge
August 20 2014 at 12:17

Some Western Cape schools are already oversubscribed or have long waiting lists for the 2015 academic year.

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Sex ed: Teaching consent not enough
August 19 2014 at 13:53

Cicely Marston looks at coercion in relationships, and says there's much to be done. [SENSITIVE CONTENT]

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Swimming pool chlorine bad for children
August 13 2014 at 12:09

Why on earth are we still using chlorine in our swimming pools, asks Professor Andrew Wright.

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Christmas must-have: worry-eating monster
August 13 2014 at 12:09

It may not be the obvious choice for a child’s Christmas wish-list, but a cuddly monster is likely to be in high demand.

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Swimming safety now on your phone
August 12 2014 at 13:57

Parents can now check whether their child is swimming safely - by using their iPhone.

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‘No clear plan’ to stop child malnutrition
August 12 2014 at 11:55

Malnutrition is threatening the future of many young children, the HSRC has warned in a report.

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