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Colin Perkel

App to find missing kids

TORONTO—Thousands of children are reported missing across the country each year but only a handful of Amber Alerts are issued, potentially leaving large numbers of people who might be able to help find them in the dark.

Now, a new website that aims to reach far more people than is currently the case—especially those who might be close to where the child went missing—launched today.

Focus on boys' trauma key to equality

TORONTO—Boys in poor urban areas around the world are suffering even more than girls from violence, abuse and neglect, groundbreaking international research published yesterday suggests.

The study in the Journal of Adolescent Health, along with similar new research, suggests an adequate focus on helping boys is critical to achieving gender equality in the longer term.