Generation Snowflake

Generation Snowflake: Toughen Up or Else?

Life is hard, challenging, and unforgiving. It takes a certain skillset to successfully maneuver through adulthood, because once you leave your parent’s womb and four walls the world suddenly loses all interest in your general existence and feelings. However, we are currently in what many dub the generation snowflake, a generation easily offended and embracing each and everyone’s uniqueness above everything else. It not only highlights the apparent divide between different generations but also showcases how this generation snowflake consequently takes things to an unhealthy extreme.
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Facebook Social Media Children

Facebook: Social Media and Its Effects on Children

Social Media services such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter are here to stay. With time, the use of Social Media among kids is increasing at an alarming rate as well. As parents, we want our children to live a meaningful life. We want them to spend their time in productive ways, but the internet has taken a toll on almost everyone including teens and children.
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Programming Children

Programming: Why Children Should Learn Coding

The digital revolution is advancing with every passing year. We are at a point where technology has taken over our lives, being incorporated into everything we do, from entertainment to business. So why aren’t we getting our children in on the ground floor? Programming and computer literacy is still considerably low across the board, while jobs in the field exploded.
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Violent Video Games

Violent Video Games and their Impact on Society

Video games, whether they are played on your PC or on a console system, come in all shapes and sizes – and with a variety of parental ratings. From the colourful world of Hello Kitty Online to the remarkably violent Grand Theft Auto series, and every game in between, the range of violence in video games seems endless. But what impact do violent video games really have?
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Gender-based marketing

Gender-Based Marketing of Toys and its Effect on Children

While Christmas shopping for your little ones this holiday season, you may be too frazzled to notice a trend as you peruse the toy section – but it won’t escape your children’s impressionable minds. Gender-based marketing. Surrounded by every shade of pink in existence and far too much glitter, the ‘girls’ section is chalk-full of tutus, princesses, play kitchens and baby dolls. Meanwhile, the superhero-smothered ‘boys’ aisles will deliver tough-guy action figures, toolboxes, and Tonka trucks.
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Pedophilia Pedophiles

Fear and Suffering – Pedophilia and the Sexual Abuse of Minors

Pedophilia may be one of the most used and feared words of our time. Left and right from us we see child abuse victims and abusers popping up frequently. The media reports about the increased sharing of child porn and sexual harassment of minors. Collectively, we categorize these heinous acts under Pedophilia, yet we mostly lack understanding of what it means.
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Child Prostitution Pakistan

Silent and Raped: Reality of Child Prostitution in Pakistan

Pir Wadhai is an extremely busy bus station situated between Rawalpindi and Islamabad, which are two major cities of Pakistan. This bus station has about 1200 buses that regularly generate traffic from all over the country, going in and out of the station several times a day. Someone looking at this bus station from the outside would assume there is nothing out of the ordinary about it, but locals know better. It’s the front for child prostitution.
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Child Sexual Abuse

Child Sexual Abuse: A Horrible Secret

Any abuse is tragic and can have life-altering implications. It is the child sexual abuse though, that may be the most tragic of them all. Interfering in the sexual, physical and psychological development of a minor is disturbingly sinister and shockingly common. Read more