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 Oct, 2017, 19:23 BST Mercy Corps Provides Urgent Assistance to Raqqa's Civilians

Global organization anticipates continued humanitarian crisis as military operations end With the city of Raqqa in Syria retaken from ISIS,...


19 Oct, 2017, 16:18 BST Russians Win JuniorSkills School Children Championship in Abu Dhabi

Russian school children won three gold medals at the international presentation JuniorSkills competition, held under the WorldSkills Abu Dhabi...


17 Oct, 2017, 12:30 BST The KIND Foundation will connect one million students through a new technology platform called "Empatico"

$20 million initiative will help kids discover what life is like for their peers around the world The KIND Foundation, started by KIND...


17 Oct, 2017, 00:01 BST UK Launch of Maxi-Cosi's World First Child's Car Seat with Built-in Airbags

Thanks to new technologies, the standard car safety measure for adults is now available for toddlers. With the development of the Maxi-Cosi Air...


16 Oct, 2017, 18:40 BST Research by Kellogg's and YouGov Reveals Parents are Sacrificing Meals and Turning to Charities to Feed Families

- World Food Day (16 October) research by YouGov with a sample size of over 8,000 people in France, Germany, Spain & Italy...


12 Oct, 2017, 18:46 BST Sierra Leone First Lady and BEINGMATE Launch Donation Project for Africa Children

Sierra Leone's First Lady, Mrs. Sia Nyama Koroma and Chinese Company-BEINGMATE together launched a milk powder donation project to promote the...


12 Oct, 2017, 15:30 BST Empowering a Girl Child Through Education

Marthal dropped out of school when she was in the eighth standard, owing not only to extremely poor infrastructural facilities but also terrible...


12 Oct, 2017, 07:30 BST Empowering a Girl Child Through Education

Marthal dropped out of school when she was in the eighth standard, owing not only to extremely poor infrastructural facilities but also terrible...


12 Oct, 2017, 03:30 BST Empowering a Girl Child Through Education

Marthal dropped out of school when she was in the eighth standard, owing not only to extremely poor infrastructural facilities but also terrible...


11 Oct, 2017, 11:00 BST The Wedding Gallery Partners with Brides do Good to Join the Movement in Eradicating Child Marriage

Today, on International Day of the Girl, The Wedding Gallery [http://www.the-weddinggallery.com] - the world's first upscale wedding department...


10 Oct, 2017, 00:01 BST One in 10 Brits Think Homeless People are Beyond Help According to New End Youth Homelessness Survey

World Homelessness Day Tuesday Oct 10th - World Homeless Day is on October 10th and new survey data looks at the nation's attitudes...


06 Oct, 2017, 13:00 BST Smile Train Celebrates World Smile Day®, a Day Devoted to Smiles and Acts of Kindness

Smile Train Invites Everyone Around the World to Join the Celebration Today, people all over the world will be celebrating World Smile Day®....


06 Oct, 2017, 11:15 BST Global Baby Carrier Market 2017-2021 With BabyBjrn, Artsana, Ergobaby, Evenflo & Infantino Dominating

The "Global Baby Carrier Market 2017-2021" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering. The global baby carrier market to grow at a...


05 Oct, 2017, 09:00 BST Girls on Beauty: New Dove Research Finds Low Beauty Confidence Driving 8 in 10 Girls to Opt Out of Future Opportunities

- More than half of 10-17-year-old girls around the world do not have high body esteem - Girls with higher body esteem have...


05 Oct, 2017, 08:11 BST NeuroVive's Collaborator, the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Awarded NIH Grant to Study NVP015 Against Chemical Threats

NeuroVive Pharmaceutical AB (NASDAQ Stockholm: NVP, OTCQX: NEVPF), the mitochondrial medicine company, today announced that its research...


05 Oct, 2017, 06:00 BST New Study Finds Parents Don't Value Play

Today's parents face perpetual pressure to keep their children engaged and busy with activities, whether music lessons, organized sports or...


05 Oct, 2017, 03:42 BST ActiveSG And FrieslandCampina Asia Pilot First Preschool Nutrition And Physical Education Programme To Foster Healthy Living Habits In Singapore's Young

- New 'Nurture Kids' programme teaches preschool children aged four to six to 'Eat Smart' and 'Stay Active' - Unique public-private partnership...


02 Oct, 2017, 16:34 BST The HOME Project Announces €1 Million Donation from The IKEA Foundation

- Five shelters open already, more than 100 children housed, and over 60 jobs created -IKEA donation promises five more shelters, increasing...


02 Oct, 2017, 15:00 BST International Medical Group Announces 'Leave Your Mark' Mission Contest Winners

Friends Without A Border and New Life Children's Home Win $5,000 Prizes to Serve Needy Children International Medical Group® (IMG®), an...


02 Oct, 2017, 11:00 BST Spin Master Continues Global Expansion Announcing New Office in Poland

Spin Master Corp. (TSX:TOY; http://www.spinmaster.com), a leading global children's entertainment company, announced further expansion in Central...


02 Oct, 2017, 09:00 BST Tefal: What's for Dinner? More Than Half of All Parents now Cook Two Different Meals Every Night as They Give in to Demands of Fussy Children

- 54% of UK parents are forced to cook more than one dinner each evening - 24% of UK adults can't remember any recipes by heart...


02 Oct, 2017, 06:00 BST Pharming Announces Positive Data From Paediatric Clinical Trial With RUCONEST®

RUCONEST® provided clinically meaningful relief of symptoms in children with hereditary angioedema Pharming Group N.V. ("Pharming" or "the...


27 Sep, 2017, 13:00 BST Experience the Ultimate Space Saga With Comic Book Series Space Junkies

Space Junkies comic book series and related entertainment activities by S.K. Arunachalam are set to invade Earth stores and other venues where...


25 Sep, 2017, 15:59 BST What Would You Want the Students of the Future to Know?

English project encourages classrooms to think about what they would add to a time capsule Calling all English-language teachers and...


19 Sep, 2017, 09:00 BST Lifting Up Quality of Life Through Education in Thailand

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand, reveals the significance of the pursuit of knowledge as a means for Thailand's long-term sustainability, a...