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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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...


20 Nov, 2017, 09:00 GMT Nord Anglia Education Students Take Over the United Nations for World Children's Day

Nord Anglia Education students around the world have come together to raise awareness of children's rights and the Sustainable Development Goals by...


20 Nov, 2017, 09:00 GMT Elena Baturina's Think-tank BE OPEN Launches a Global Open Call Together with the Mayor's Fund for London

BE OPEN, a creative think-tank founded by the international entrepreneur and philanthropist Elena Baturina, is launching its next global open call...


15 Nov, 2017, 14:11 GMT Mercy Corps: UN's Global Compact On Refugees Must Address Needs Of Young People

New UN initiative presents an important opportunity to safeguard and empower a future generation The global organization Mercy Corps urges...


15 Nov, 2017, 08:00 GMT Innovative DIY Splicing Scooter as Christmas Gift from Parents is Launched by Fascol

Fascol is delighted to announce the launch of its innovative and fascinating product named DIY Lego Splicing Scooter. Fascol is focused on the...


14 Nov, 2017, 14:00 GMT Global Organic Baby Food Market to Reach $11,592 Million by 2023 - Allied Market Research

According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, "Organic Baby Food Market by Product and Mode of sale: Global Opportunity...


09 Nov, 2017, 20:15 GMT Ronald S. Lauder Foundation Celebrates 30 Years of Jewish Education and Community Building in Eastern and Central Europe

Leading voices in academia, philanthropy and diplomacy come together to celebrate the Foundation's work to revitalize European Jewry On...


09 Nov, 2017, 19:37 GMT ILO Postpones Decision on Partnerships to Eliminate Child Labor in Tobacco

JTI Calls for Continued Coordinated Approach in the Interest of Tobacco Growing Communities JTI (Japan Tobacco International) commends the...


09 Nov, 2017, 09:38 GMT Shrewsbury International School Opens Second Campus in Bangkok with US$78 Million Investment

Integrates Thai language and Mandarin Chinese teaching into core curriculum Shrewsbury International School Bangkok, today, announced that it...


08 Nov, 2017, 13:00 GMT Global Baby Drinks Market Expected to Reach $41,616 Million by 2023 - Allied Market Research

According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, Baby Drinks Market by Product, Application, and Distribution Channel:...