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Every 4 Minutes, a Child Dies in Road Accident

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Every 4 Minutes, a Child Dies in Road Accident

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 [...]

Which Are the Best and Worst Places for Moms?

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Which Are the Best and Worst Places for Moms?

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 [...]

Every 60 Seconds, a Child Dies from Malaria

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Every 60 Seconds, a Child Dies from Malaria

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 [...]

ISIS Child Soldiers: Lion Cubs of Khilāfah

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ISIS Child Soldiers: Lion Cubs of Khilāfah

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 [...]

Meet the World’s Top Child Photographers

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Meet the World’s Top Child Photographers

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, [...]

Which Tablet is Good for Your Child?

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Which Tablet is Good for Your Child?

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?

New National Campaign to End Child Abuse

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New National Campaign to End Child Abuse

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.

Stokke Baby Carrier to Grow with Your Child

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Stokke Baby Carrier to Grow with Your Child

Throughout your pregnancy you feel every flutter and movement that your growing baby makes. Just as you tune into them your baby gets used to your rhythm. For 9 months your baby has got used to your rhythm – why stop now? Stokke MyCarrier is a new 3 in 1 baby carrier concept that allows [...]

Need to Save the Girl Child in India

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Need to Save the Girl Child in India

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 [...]

Call for One Day Without Shoes

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Call for One Day Without Shoes

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 [...]

Tamara Tunie Speaks Up to End Child Abuse Deaths

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Tamara Tunie Speaks Up to End Child Abuse Deaths

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 [...]

What’s the Best Time to Conceive a Child?

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What’s the Best Time to Conceive a Child?

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 [...]

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