Heading for failure: shifting the burden of social development programs to business enterprises may prove to be a huge mistake by India’s national government.
India requires large enterprises to spend 2% of their profits on corporate social responsibility projects. It's a bold idea, but looks doomed to fail.
At two to three years, children should be able to play alongside other children with the same toys.
Encouraging good social skill development benefits your young child throughout their life.
A woman takes an oral cholera vaccine in a hospital. But cholera vaccines are not always effective and never long lasting.
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Many states in Nigeria are reeling from cholera outbreaks. They need better health and sanitation infrastructure to disrupt transmission of the bacteria which cause the disease.
Social grant recipients waiting in Gugulethu, Cape Town. A battle over social grant payment tender threatens the system.
The South African Social Security Agency has created a crisis that threatens to deliver social grant recipients on a silver platter into the hands of unscrupulous financial services companies.
Me, me, me.
Learning how to be friendly is a longer and harder process for children than you may think.
Leaders from the Group of Seven (G7) industrial nations in the Bavarian Alps for a summit in June. Time is ripe for a courageous shift in global leadership.
The world needs an alliance of leading well-being economies, a WE7, to lead it in the 21st century. It would be the first step towards a global network committed to a sustainable future for the planet.
It seems that not only mammals and birds are shaped by social interactions, with young chameleons showing their social development…
Orphan bonobos at a Congo sanctuary don’t understand how to comfort others or themselves as well as those reared by their mums.
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Wild bonobos, like all Great Apes, spend long childhoods with their mothers, learning the skills they need to function as socially and emotionally stable members of their community. But orphaned bonobos…