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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28 Jun, 2018, 10:00 BST Primary Financial Education Programme Kickstart Money Visits Westminster as Independent Report Declares It a Success

Kickstart Money, a pioneering financial education programme specially designed for children of primary school age, has been found to be effective...


28 Jun, 2018, 09:00 BST The Royal Mint Launches a Set of Coins Featuring Paddington™ the Friendly Peruvian Bear

The Royal Mint has revealed two new commemorative coins to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Paddington Bear's first adventure in A Bear Called...


27 Jun, 2018, 21:15 BST Jazz Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Acceptance of Supplemental New Drug Application for Xyrem® (sodium oxybate) to Treat Cataplexy and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Pediatric Narcolepsy Patients

Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted for priority review its...


27 Jun, 2018, 09:00 BST Buttercups, Bumble Bees and Beatles. New Research by Sudocrem Reveals Our Children Are Out of Touch With Nature

Playing outside and discovering the world of nature is part of growing up - or is it? Do children still push aside logs to see what's crawling...


27 Jun, 2018, 08:30 BST Volvo Construction Equipment and LEGO® Technic Team Up With Children to Create an Autonomous Concept Wheel Loader of the Future

Now it becomes a LEGO® set paving the way for real life construction machines Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) and LEGO® Technic...


22 Jun, 2018, 07:00 BST The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Announces Come Together Amsterdam, European Summer Tour

Presented by Neutrik, OWC, Genelec, SAE and Popsport, Come Together Amsterdam looks to the future of technology, art and education with workshops,...


22 Jun, 2018, 06:17 BST Feihe Dairy Amazed the Global Dairy Congress as the Only Guest Speaker for Infant Milk Powder Producers

According to a report by People's Daily on June 20, the 12th Global Dairy Congress, a remarkable event for dairy industry, was held in Warsaw,...


19 Jun, 2018, 14:00 BST Unilever Calls on Content Creators and Distributors to Eradicate Stereotypes

Multi-million-dollar content partnerships with pop group NOW UNITED and Cartoon Network kick-off new era of Unilever's industry-leading...


18 Jun, 2018, 14:00 BST Tutor Doctor Prepares for UK Growth with Canapés and Cocktails Events for Franchise Prospects

The leading in-home tutoring franchise aims to award 30 franchises in 2018, hosts events in London, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol...


15 Jun, 2018, 18:23 BST 211 Countries and Regions Took Part in the Sixth International Football for Friendship Children's Forum and the FIFA World Cup Opening Ceremony

The Sixth International Football for Friendship Children's Forum was held in Moscow as a part of the Gazprom International Children's social...


15 Jun, 2018, 15:54 BST Mayor's Fund for London and Elena Baturina's Be Open Highlight Creativity and Business Acumen of the Capital's School Children

City Hall played host to children from six London schools seeking essential funding for their community projects as part of the Mayor's Fund for...


15 Jun, 2018, 00:01 BST African States Urged to Accelerate Efforts Towards Achieving HIV Testing and Treatment Goals Required to End Childhood AIDS in Africa by 2030

African Union and Organisation of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS call for immediate prioritisation of accessible health services tailored...


14 Jun, 2018, 13:13 BST Dalian Wanda Celebrates FIFA World Cup Moment by Bringing Underprivileged Children to Moscow

Kids from China's Poverty-Stricken Danzhai County walk onto world stage as FIFA Flag Bearers. Official FIFA Partner Dalian Wanda Group is...


13 Jun, 2018, 15:28 BST The HOME Project Grants 18 Full-time Scholarships for Refugee Children to ACS Athens for 2018-2019 in Partnership with The Shapiro Foundation

International non-profit organization The HOME Project (www.homeproject.org), which offers shelter and work for children and young refugees in...


11 Jun, 2018, 15:45 BST Global Toddler Sippy Cups Market to Surpass US$ 6.8 Bn Over Next 10 Years - MarketResearch.biz

MarketResearch.biz announces publication of its most recently generated research report titled, "Global Toddler Sippy Cups Market by Type...


09 Jun, 2018, 13:09 BST Young Participants of the Football for Friendship Programme From 211 Countries and Regions Arrived to Moscow

The final events of the Sixth Season of the Gazprom International Children's social programme Football for Friendship have started in Moscow....


09 Jun, 2018, 13:00 BST Global Batten Community Unites To Launch Inaugural International Batten Disease (NCL) Awareness Day

Global Campaign Leverages Social Media to Build Awareness of Rare, Fatal Childhood Disease "Come Together" Enables People Worldwide to...


05 Jun, 2018, 10:00 BST Pediatric Health Care Products and Services Market to Collect US$ 130,000 Mn and US$ 830,000 Mn, Respectively in 2026 - TMR

Transparency Market Research (TMR) has published a new report titled, "Pediatric Healthcare Products and Services Market - Global Industry...


01 Jun, 2018, 12:45 BST CHMP Adopts Positive Opinion for the Expansion of the Translarna™ (ataluren) Label to Include Patients as Young as 2 Years of Age

- European Commission ratification anticipated in coming months – - Approval of the Translarna annual re-assessment also recommended by CHMP -...


25 May, 2018, 20:28 BST University Games Announces Acquisition Of The Haywire Group

University Games, a San Francisco-based game and puzzle company, announced today the acquisition of The Haywire Group, the award-winning...


25 May, 2018, 08:00 BST Charity re:shape Reaches Out to Communities to #PreventSexualHarm With New Campaign

"Everyone can make a difference in the fight against sexual abuse and exploitation." That's the message from sexual abuse prevention charity...


23 May, 2018, 17:39 BST Sharon Corr and Álex Ubago Celebrated Institut Marquès' Ig Nobel Prize by Singing to the Embryos

The assisted reproduction centre achieved the Ig Nobel Prize thanks to its research on the positive effects of music on the embryonic and foetal...


22 May, 2018, 10:00 BST Renowned African Research Institutes Join Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium

Complementary experience offered by the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) and the Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny (UFHB) in conducting...


21 May, 2018, 15:03 BST AI-integrated Maternal and Infant Care Solutions Accelerate Move toward Smart Nurseries

Incorporation of advanced IT technologies provides growth opportunities for non-conventional participants and transforms parenting habits, finds...


18 May, 2018, 11:09 BST Islas Canarias Explore Childhood Memories in New Film 'The Big Adventure Together'

A moving social experience that invites us to reflect on the importance of childhood memories "It's important to spend more time with people...