How vital are playgrounds in today’s society? For many people, unstructured outdoor play is viewed as a luxury, not a necessity. As a result, children don’t devote as much time in unstructured outdoor play as...Read more
To harness the benefits of new mobility, decision-makers should establish clear guidelines that prioritize safe, efficient and equitable transportation for all.
More than 300 new bike-share services were launched worldwide last year. Ride-hailing services such as Uber and Didi Chuxing...Read more
Last summer 275 children from 8 to 14 years joined a summer programme that introduced them to urban planning in Ho Chi Minh City. The children designed and planned smarter and more child-friendly areas in...Read more
UK children’s rights academic Sonia Livingstone has “edited” the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) to reflect the digital world in which we live today. The Convention was adopted in 1989 and, since...Read more
When kids stop going out to play, it can affect not just their development, but society as a whole, according to a growing number of scientists. Consequently, Belgian health, education, environment, and civic organizations use technology...Read more
While technology is often blamed for increasing levels of physical inactivity and obesity, children’s development experts are looking for innovative use of technology and computer games that encourage children to engage in physical activity.
“In contemporary...Read more