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Education and the future

Here come the Stemettes: a Q&A with founder Anne-Marie Imafidon

Stemettes’ founder Anne-Marie Imafidon on why it matters to get girls into STEM.  

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Health and wellbeing

Talking to your child about an eating disorder

The number of young people treated in hospital for eating disorders is rising. Here are some tips for talking to your child on the subject

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Parenting

Homework: being a supportive parent

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Helping your child with their homework and revision can often be a huge benefit when it comes to exam day. Here's what you need to know to support your child's learning. 

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Safety and settings

Snapchat: a parent's guide

Snapchat

Everything you need to know about Snaptchat, the hugely popular picture sharing app

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Safety and settings

Staying safe on Minecraft

Tips for parents on helping your child make the most of Minecraft

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Parenting

Think critically!

Critical thinking: a parent’s guide to fake news and helping your child question what they see or hear online

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Health and wellbeing

What is female genital mutilation and why does it happen?

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130 million women worldwide are living with the impact of female genital cutting, also known as female genital mutilation (FGM). Here's what you need to know

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Parenting

When your child is being bullied online: a parent's guide

Bullying

Alex Holmes, deputy CEO of the Diana Award, offers advice on how to recognise bullying and what to do if your child is affected

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Parenting

Disability and growing up: advice for parents with children going through puberty

Disabled young people have the same needs for sex education, healthcare and opportunities to socialise and discover their sexuality as their non-disabled peers. Read our advice for parents on how best to help them deal with puberty

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Relationships and sex

Consent: when has someone agreed to sex?

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Consent and teens: how to help your child understand that no means no

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Health and wellbeing

Abortion: what should I tell my child?

Laura Hurley of Brook offers some ideas for tackling the topic of abortion with your child

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Education and the future

Sex education in schools: a parent’s guide

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Sex and relationships education: a helpful rundown of what is – and what could be – taught in schools

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