Children This section contains news on matters concerning children, covering childhood health and education issues around the world. Find releases relating to developmental and educational research, reports on children’s social issues, such as bullying, learning disabilities, poverty, and behavioural issues. Also included are stories on anti-smoking, alcohol and drug campaigns aimed at children and youth, and legislation regarding child welfare and protection.

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19 Jan, 2018, 14:57 GMT Saudi Arabia's 'Colleges of Excellence' Hosts Local Event for Potential Training Providers

Event has been set to gather together leading providers of Technical and Vocational Education and Training for the chance to enter the Saudi...


18 Jan, 2018, 13:00 GMT Jam City Unveils Teaser Trailer and New Details for Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery Mobile Game

Fans Can Experience a Sneak Peek of the New Game at A Celebration of Harry Potter in Orlando from January 26-28 Today, Jam City, a Los...


16 Jan, 2018, 16:48 GMT Build-A-Bear CeleBEARates National Hug Day with Hugs from Mascot Bearemy® to Support Barnardo's

National Hug Day is just around the corner, and this year Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW), an interactive destination where guests can...


15 Jan, 2018, 15:45 GMT Cartoon Network Lets its 'Bearista' Loose to Warm People's Spirits This January

Cartoon Network has created a rich blend of Instagram worthy moments this January with the launch of their We Bare Bears "coffee" cart....


15 Jan, 2018, 12:50 GMT Pediatric Vaccines Market Worth $60.4 Billion by 2025 | CAGR: 11.7%: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global pediatric vaccines market is expected to reach USD 60.4 billion by 2025 at an 11.7% CAGR, according to a new report by Grand View...


15 Jan, 2018, 11:03 GMT Sidra Medicine Welcomes First Inpatients to New Hospital Building in Doha

New Achievement by Qatar Foundation in Healthcare Provision Supports Country's Development Sidra Medicine, a specialty children's, young...


20 Dec, 2017, 18:28 GMT Prominent Israeli philanthropist Morris Kahn contributes $1 million to the Genesis Prize-Natalie Portman initiative to empower women

Funds available for programs focusing on women's equality now total $2m The Genesis Prize Foundation announced today that Israeli...


20 Dec, 2017, 09:00 GMT BE OPEN Supports Entrepreneurial Community Projects by London Schoolchildren

Youngsters 'Say NO to Knives' and 'NObesity' as part of City Pitch, a dragon's den style leadership programme which encourages children to step up...


18 Dec, 2017, 13:04 GMT British Youth Travel Awards: Celebrating Excellence in Youth Travel

The British Youth Travel Awards are co-ordinated by BETA, reward and celebrate the excellent work and high standards that our members and industry...


15 Dec, 2017, 13:30 GMT Ultragenyx and Kyowa Kirin Announce Burosumab Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for the Treatment of X-Linked Hypophosphatemia in Children

If approved, burosumab would be the first targeted disease-modifying treatment for XLH Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd. (Kyowa Hakko Kirin), Kyowa...


11 Dec, 2017, 10:00 GMT Hundreds of Children Take Over City Hall to be 'Mayor for the Day' with Support from Elena Baturina's BE OPEN Foundation

Friday 1st December saw hundreds of London school pupils, representing more than one million children from across the capital, come together to...


05 Dec, 2017, 20:20 GMT Online Private School Opens Enrollment Worldwide for 2018-19 School Year

U.S.-based International Connections Academy now accepting students in grades K-12 across the globe; virtual information sessions underway...


05 Dec, 2017, 16:28 GMT Manchester's Chill Factore Hosts the UK's First Panto on Snow

Today, the UK's longest indoor real snow slope, Chill Factore, hosted the nation's first ever Panto on snow. The festive performance by the North...


04 Dec, 2017, 09:00 GMT Parents Pressured to Overspend, Reveals Intrum's Consumer Payment Report

European survey of consumers shows influence of social media Parents are bowing to social pressure, spending more money on their children than...


01 Dec, 2017, 14:00 GMT Disney Parks and Make-A-Wish® Invite Fans to "Share Your Ears" and Help Share the Joy This Holiday Season

Disney Parks to donate up to $1 million to Make-A-Wish to help make wishes come true for children with critical illnesses....


01 Dec, 2017, 13:21 GMT Elena Baturina’s BE OPEN Helps Children Take Over City Hall as ‘Mayor for the Day’

Over a thousand schoolchildren from across the capital have been considering how they would make their city even better if they were "Mayor for...


01 Dec, 2017, 13:20 GMT BE OPEN Forges New Partnership With the Mayor's Fund for London Within City Pitch Leadership Programme

BE OPEN, the international think-tank founded by businessperson and philanthropist Elena Baturina to encourage and support creativity and design...


01 Dec, 2017, 09:00 GMT PFS Partners with Mastercard to Provide School Meals to Hungry Children in Mali

From today, every time a prepaid card is issued by Prepaid Financial Services Limited (PFS), 20 school meals will be donated to some of the...


01 Dec, 2017, 07:15 GMT Indonesian National Population & Family Planning Board (BKKBN) to Develop Initiatives, Accelerating Access to Family Planning, Family Development, and Population Management Programs

The 14th International Inter-Ministerial Conference on Population and Development (IIMC) launched on November 28-29, 2017 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia....


30 Nov, 2017, 14:00 GMT Baby Products Industry Top Players to Gather at CBME South East Asia 2nd Indonesia Seminar

On its second year, CBME South East Industry Seminar: Indonesia Stop will open its door to the industry on December 7 at Sheraton Grand Jakarta...


30 Nov, 2017, 08:30 GMT Clarks and Star Wars™ Join Forces to Announce a Collaborative Shoe Collection for Women and Girls, Championing Female Power and Authenticity in Character and Style

FORCE OF NATURE The newest instalment in the Star Wars™ franchise has brought a positive female role model to the forefront for fans and...


29 Nov, 2017, 09:15 GMT Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai Consultant Ophthalmologist Treats Complex Congenital Visual Impairments in Teenage UAE Patient

Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai has successfully treated a young patient - 15 year old Rabaa Arif Khalid Ahmed Alyassi - for a severe visual...


29 Nov, 2017, 06:00 GMT Spin Master Extends Toy Movement to South Africa

Spin Master partners with Play Africa & Just Fun to distribute 45,000 toys this holiday season Spin Master Corp. (TSX:TOY;...


28 Nov, 2017, 13:00 GMT Giving Back Made Easy with Smile Train's New Campaign

Smile Train launches 'Give Smiles' Campaign on biggest giving day of the year, Giving Tuesday to support children with untreated clefts around the...


21 Nov, 2017, 08:00 GMT Announcement of Project to Reinvent how Patient Feedback is Captured From Children and Young People

Great Ormond Street Hospital and RL Solutions, creators of innovative healthcare safety and quality software, announced today a partnership to...