The number of children needing humanitarian assistance rose more than 20 per cent this year to 149 million, with Afghanistan then the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) most severely impacted.Read more
When teachers at Children’s Playhouse, a pair of child care centres in South Philadelphia, noticed children sneaking school-provided snacks into their book bags to take home, it was a ‘huge red flag’, says founder and...Read more
The economic fall-out from Russia’s unlawful invasion of Ukraine has thrown some four million children into poverty across eastern Europe and Central Asia, according to a report by charity UNICEF.Read more
A survey of school meal providers operating in nearly 10,000 schools paints a ‘stark picture’ of the challenges facing the school food industry across England and Wales.
That’s the conclusion of The School Food People –...Read more
At this very moment, nearly one billion children worldwide are experiencing the pains of hunger and illness due to poverty. They cannot afford the bare necessities of life, such as clean water, heat or shelter, and...Read more
Millions of children in England are still living in poverty, with those in the north-east more likely to be affected than any other area of the country, according to new figures.
Research for the End Child...Read more
Understanding the facial expressions of others is an important development stage. It helps us learn non-verbal communication and to recognise when someone is angry or scared and primes us to react to threats or show...Read more
Although government spending on the US child welfare system totalled USD $33 billion in 2018, the most recent year for which an estimate is available, it’s still failing to meet all children’s needs because of...Read more
A taskforce of some of the EU’s most prominent child rights organisations has thrown its weight behind the European Child Guarantee, aimed at making sure impoverished children have access to the most basic human rights.Read more