Samira Perez, a longtime resident of Barranquilla, Colombia used to spend her time and money on taxis to take her children to local shopping malls after school and on the weekends. There, they would pass...Read more
|Comment|author: WRI Center for Sustainable Cities
Two billion people live in countries where development outcomes are deeply affected by fragility, conflict and violence, and which are some of the most dangerous places in the world to be a 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
National governments must give municipalities the financial and technical support needed to help protect vulnerable children living in cities worldwide from the far-reaching effects of COVID-19.Read more
America’s urban districts have a ‘sharp racial divide’ in the life chances given to children depending on their colour and race.
That’s the conclusion of researchers at Brandeis University in Boston, one of the leading research...Read more
Who do we design our cities for? As fertility rates plummet, and the majority of our population moves into older age brackets, are we still thinking about how developers, architects, councils and town planners accommodate...Read more