Children’s meaningful participation is important because their needs and potential will be fulfilled when adults understand their position and listen to their voices and experiences.
4 out of 5 experts said yes.
Investment in preventing violence against children is a long-term strategy for a sustainable future, and it requires urgent action.
A fatherhood researcher argues that US work policies, income inequality, gender attitudes and health care all make it harder for dads to be highly engaged at home.
Parents face tough choices since young kids can’t yet get COVID-19 vaccinations. An infectious diseases expert offers guidance on navigating summer activities.
Nutrition for kids is key to achieving economic development.
There’s a need to better understand coercive control as an important component of domestic violence when it comes to making decisions around co-parenting.
Planning outdoor early learning and child care has implications for training and recruiting educators as well as for planning, developing and funding physical spaces.
As many teens and adults in the US restart their social lives, parents of children under the age of 12 wonder when their kids will also be able to experience the freedom that comes with vaccination.
Child care insecurity has received much less attention than food insecurity, but it is similarly complex. And affordability is only one part of the problem.
Here’s how to make the learning process fun and safe.
Not every child with mental health difficulties has a diagnosis. An approach that focuses on symptoms rather than diagnostic labels can help support children who could benefit from treatment.
The average Nigerian woman or child faces a host of hindrances in accessing health services.
The rise of the Delta variant does seem to be associated with more COVID transmission in schools than what we’ve seen previously. But kids are much less likely to become severely unwell.
We know that the COVID pandemic has increased economic inequality around the world - here’s how children understand, and respond to, other people having much more than others.
There is an urgent need for legislation dealing specifically with electronic waste in Nigeria.
While past studies have placed the proportion of child-free American adults at somewhere between 2% and 9%, a new study found that in Michigan, over 1 in 4 adults don’t want kids.
China limited families to one child from 1980 to 2015 to curb population growth. The policy paid off economically for the country, but it left couples whose only child died grieving and impoverished.
Harsh socio-environmental factors, especially when they happen in the early years of a child’s life, can establish a developmental “biology of misfortune”.
Researchers are still uncovering how modern lifestyles may be causing this increase.