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Each day some 500 children die from road traffic crashes, thousands more are injured and the situation is only getting worse, the United Nations (UN) has warned as it launched #SaveKidsLives, a global campaign to generate action to make streets safe for children. According to the UN World Health Organization (WHO), every four minutes, a [...]
The United States continues its descent in the global rankings of best and worst places for moms, slipping to 33rd out of 179 surveyed countries, reveals Save the Children’s new report, “State of the World’s Mothers 2015: The Urban Disadvantage.” Norway rose to the top of the list, which was released Monday, while Somalia remained [...]
Healthcare company Alere recognizes 2015 World Malaria Day (April 25) with a new video. Tressy is introduced in the newest episode of ‘Alere Stories’ series. Every 60 seconds, a child dies from malaria. According to the World Health Organization, in 2013, more than 430,000 African children died of malaria before their fifth birthdays. Tressy was [...]
The terrorist organization ISIS is creating a next-generation force to participate in jihād by training the young kids. By Rakesh Raman The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has embarked upon a unique exercise to train the children who will participate in militant activities. The kid fighters of ISIS are called “Lion Cubs of [...]
The National Association of Professional Child Photographers (NAPCP) has announced the results of its fourth international image competition and revealed its 2011 Child Photographer of the Year, Stephanie Buckman of Stephanie Robin Photography. It was announced Tuesday, May 22. The latest NAPCP competition attracted images across a new range of category subjects, including maternity, newborn, [...]
There’s a sudden glut of tablets in the market. They come in different shapes and sizes with different price tags. Moreover, these tablets promise a full dose of edutainment (education and entertainment) for children. But which tablet is good for your child?
National Children’s Alliance (NCA) in the U.S. believes that child abuse is a national tragedy and a silent killer that demands government attention and public awareness. It will highlight National Child Abuse Prevention Month efforts during the month of April. Web initiative.
Despite the Indian Government having enacted the law against using ultrasound technology for sex-selective abortions, continued practice is believed to be resulting in more than 500,000 female foetuses being terminated every year. India must urgently tackle its “vanishing” girl population as the nation awaits the birth of the world’s seven billionth baby, says child rights [...]
In 2006, American traveler Blake Mycoskie befriended children in a village in Argentina and found they had no shoes to protect their feet. Wanting to help, he created TOMS Shoes, a company that would match every pair of shoes purchased with a pair of new shoes given to a child in need. To date, TOMS [...]
The National Coalition to End Child Abuse Deaths says Ms. Tunie is lending her star power to the group’s efforts by becoming their official spokesperson. The Coalition, which includes the National District Attorneys Association, Every Child Matters Education Fund, the National Association of Social Workers, the National Center for Child Death Review, and the National [...]
In the survey, nearly 60 percent of moms said fall and winter are the best time to conceive a baby. To help them chronicle each one of those 40 weeks, a women healthcare company Hologic has launched MamaMemoirs: The Journey from Due Date to Play Date, a multimedia online pregnancy journal. Also Read: Discovery Familia [...]