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U.S. Population to Reach 400 Million in 2051

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U.S. Population to Reach 400 Million in 2051

A new U.S. Census Bureau report released Tuesday provides an in-depth analysis of the nation’s population looking forward to 2060, including its size and composition across age, sex, race, Hispanic origin and nativity. These projections are the first to incorporate separate projections of fertility for native- and foreign-born women, permitting the Census Bureau to better [...]

Lessons from Ebola for the World’s Health Systems

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Lessons from Ebola for the World’s Health Systems

Health systems throughout the developing world need to be strengthened to prevent another Ebola-style outbreak, or worse, warns Save the Children in its new report “A Wake Up Call: Lessons from Ebola for the World’s Health Systems.” The report ranks the world’s poorest countries on the state of their public health systems, finding that 28 [...]

Dr. Seuss: What Pet Should I Get?

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Dr. Seuss: What Pet Should I Get?

An original manuscript with accompanying sketches by Dr. Seuss, aka Ted Geisel, which was discovered in the La Jolla, California home of the late children’s author will be published by Random House Children’s Books. It was announced Wednesday by Barbara Marcus, President & Publisher, and Susan Brandt, President, Licensing and Marketing, Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P. [...]

UNICEF and LINE to Help Children in Developing Countries

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UNICEF and LINE to Help Children in Developing Countries

Leading mobile platform LINE and The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have signed a global partnership agreement. Through this partnership, UNICEF and LINE aim to create a brand value with competitive power and raise funds effectively. LINE plans to use character licensing by producing and selling Plush Toy and mugs of its flagship character, Brown, [...]

Call for Entries: PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship

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Call for Entries: PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship

PNB MetLife India, one of India’s leading life insurance companies, has launched “PNB MetLife Junior Badminton Championship” in association with Sara Foundation, approved by Badminton Association of India (BAI) and supported by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). The objective of the Championship is to identify the future badminton star of India through a mass activation [...]

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Among Children

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Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Among Children

The low-cost, Save the Children home-visiting program that actor / advocate Jennifer Garner and journalist Nicholas Kristof explored Monday in the new PBS documentary “A Path Appears” is about America’s poorest communities. Although research has shown that most U.S. children living in poverty fall far behind other children by the time they reach school, Save [...]

Miriam Castilla Lara: Winner of the Inspire Award

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Miriam Castilla Lara: Winner of the Inspire Award

Children International has named Miriam Castilla Lara from Barranquilla, Colombia, the winner of the 2014 Inspire Award. The Children International Inspire Award celebrates outstanding contributions of volunteers who live in and are a part of the impoverished communities Children International serves. More than 8,000 dedicated volunteers help make Children International’s work possible, using their time [...]

Indian Actors Celebrate “Bosco Mela” with Mumbai Children

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Indian Actors Celebrate “Bosco Mela” with Mumbai Children

WWE sponsored the “Bosco Mela” for 2,000 underprivileged children at Don Bosco Quadrangle, school in Matunga, Mumbai on Monday. Various activities, events, games, food and recreation were arranged to make the day memorable for the children. The objective was not only to give the children an occasion to celebrate, but also create an awareness of [...]

Taliban Militants Kill 84 School Children in Pakistan

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Taliban Militants Kill 84 School Children in Pakistan

More than 100 people including 84 children were killed today by Taliban terrorists in an army school in Peshawar, a city in Pakistan. According to CNN, the Pakistan Taliban – Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) – claimed responsibility for the attack while over 80 of the injured children are in the 12 to 16 years [...]

Meet the L’Oreal Paris’ Women of Worth. 10 Worthy Women

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Meet the L’Oreal Paris’ Women of Worth. 10 Worthy Women

L’Oreal Paris honored 10 women for their extraordinary contributions to their communities at the ninth annual Women of Worth celebration Tuesday night and recognized Phyllis Sudman, co-founder of Simon’s Fund, as the 2014 Women of Worth National Honoree. Inspired by L’Oreal Paris’ brand philosophy, “Because You’re Worth It,” the Women of Worth program shines a [...]

Waiting for Mamu to Help Prison Children in Nepal

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Waiting for Mamu to Help Prison Children in Nepal

As its first cause marketing initiative, M-GO, a video on demand (VOD) service and joint venture between Technicolor and DreamWorks Animation, and Reframed Pictures, an independent production company, have announced the exclusive availability of the Waiting for Mamu for rental or purchase on mgo.com. The short documentary film tells the story of Pushpa Basnet and [...]

One Billion Meals for Starving Children

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One Billion Meals for Starving Children

The week of Oct. 5, hunger relief organization Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) is celebrating a milestone in the organization’s 27-year history: one billion life-saving meals have been packed and donated to malnourished children in more than 70 countries throughout the world, according to FMSC. The nutritious MannaPack meals are packed at seven permanent sites: [...]

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