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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14 Nov, 2018, 17:00 GMT Solar Cow Wins AidEx Aid Innovation Award

The Aid Innovation Challenge has been won by Yolk, a South Korean based start-up on 14 November 2018 in Brussels at AidEx 2018 for their invention,...


13 Nov, 2018, 14:00 GMT Celine Dion and kids wear brand NUNUNU launch new children's fashion brand CELINUNUNU

CELINUNUNU unites two forces by one voice: fashion has the power to shape people's minds. The brand breaks stereotypes and inspires children to be...


13 Nov, 2018, 11:43 GMT New Survey From Infant & Toddler Forum Finds That Pressure to Get it Right Overwhelms New Parents

The survey, from leading child health and nutrition experts the Infant & Toddler Forum (ITF), of 1000 UK parents (1) with children under the age of...


13 Nov, 2018, 10:50 GMT Qatar Foundation Ushers in New Era of Healthcare With Official Inauguration of Sidra Medicine

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation (QF), today officially inaugurated Sidra Medicine - a brand new, world-leading ...


08 Nov, 2018, 18:51 GMT Outfit7 Releases the Most Interactive Virtual Friend Mobile Game Ever - My Talking Tom 2

Today, the whole world is talking about Talking Tom. Outfit7 Limited, the multinational entertainment company behind the sensational Talking Tom and...


06 Nov, 2018, 05:01 GMT KPMG International Provided Cyber Literacy Training for 80,000 Youth in 45 Countries in 2nd Annual Program

For the second year running, KPMG cyber security professionals from 45 countries around the world led classroom sessions aimed at educating young...


05 Nov, 2018, 16:36 GMT EngineeringUK: Parents Prioritise Careers That Make a Difference

Parents say teaching, medicine and engineering are careers where their children could make a difference to the world Tomorrow's Engineers Week starts ...


30 Oct, 2018, 12:00 GMT Asthma+me Self-care Solution for Children and Young People With Asthma, Launched by Aseptika (Activ8rlives)

1.1 million children in the UK have Asthma. During 2015-2016, 21 children died from asthma attacks. It was reported that 19 of these deaths could...


30 Oct, 2018, 12:00 GMT Brits Vote to Remain With Halloween: The UK Will Spend Over £690m Celebrating, According to VoucherCodes

The average parent will spend at least £42.15 on costumes, sweets and decorations for Halloween this year Only half (51%) of Brits are in favour of...


29 Oct, 2018, 09:00 GMT Beko Continue to Change the Conversation Around Healthy Eating Through the Language of Emoji with FC Barcelona

Beko, the leading home appliances brand, has today announced the latest step in its global mission to inspire children to live healthier, active...


26 Oct, 2018, 14:30 BST Vaccines Market Worth $50.42 Billion by 2023 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

According to the new market research "Vaccines Market by Technology (Live, Toxoid, Recombinant), Disease (Pneumococcal, Influenza, DTP, HPV,...


24 Oct, 2018, 16:21 BST Victor Dahdaleh Foundation Supports England Squash Foundation Schools Programmes Into Third Academic Year

The Victor Dahdaleh Foundation has donated a further £15,000 to the England Squash Foundation (ESF) to support a Squash and Education project,...


24 Oct, 2018, 14:00 BST Toys "R" Us Iberia Partners With Openbravo to Deploy Its POS Solution as Part of the Transformation of Its Stores in Spain and Portugal

The strategic partnership will enable Toys "R" Us Iberia to execute its new business strategy after its recent acquisition by Green Swan, with the...


24 Oct, 2018, 06:00 BST Toys "R" Us Iberia Partners With Openbravo to Deploy Its POS Solution as Part of the Transformation of Its Stores in Spain and Portugal

The strategic partnership will enable Toys "R" Us Iberia to execute its new business strategy after its recent acquisition by Green Swan, with the...


23 Oct, 2018, 17:12 BST On the Beach Study Into Childhood Memory Reveals Brits’ Most Treasured Moments - and Psychology Professor Reveals how We Might Be Able to Remember More

Study into childhood memory reveals Brits' most treasured memories Almost three quarters (72%) say childhood experiences influence decisions they...


23 Oct, 2018, 13:00 BST Smile Train Celebrated Its 100,000th Cleft Surgery Milestone in Africa

From October 21-22, Smile Train, the world's largest cleft organization, celebrated its 100,000th cleft surgery milestone in Africa with a number of...


17 Oct, 2018, 08:05 BST Telecoming Promotes African Edutainment in South Africa

The European Carrier Billing specialist closes an agreement for the distribution of Bino & Fino's complete episode selection in South Africa....


17 Oct, 2018, 06:00 BST Children's Burns Trust: Burn Accidents Costing NHS £20 Million Per Annum, Show Latest Statistics Released on National Burn Awareness Day

Today, on National Burn Awareness Day 2018, exclusive data shows the NHS burns services treated more than 15,000 patients for burns and scalds in...


16 Oct, 2018, 08:15 BST Electrolux and Partners Will Teach 30,000 Kids About Food Waste by 2019

Today on World Food Day, the Electrolux Food Foundation, the student organisation AIESEC and Worldchefs announced that they commit to raise awareness ...


15 Oct, 2018, 16:47 BST SC Johnson is One of the 2018 World's Best Workplaces

SC Johnson today announces it has been named as one of the 25 World's Best Workplaces by the largest global annual study of workplace culture. Out of ...


15 Oct, 2018, 11:00 BST Arla Foods Ingredients Acclaimed by Frost & Sullivan for its Osteopontin-enriched ingredient, Lacprodan® OPN-10

Based on its recent analysis of the global infant nutrition market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) with the 2018 Global...


11 Oct, 2018, 21:06 BST Female Trailblazers Share Advice For The Next Generation On International Day Of The Girl

In celebration of International Day of the Girl, Disney launched a new global video series offering advice and inspiration on achieving success for...


11 Oct, 2018, 11:00 BST Marriage Can Wait, Education Can Not: CRY

Saleema (name changed) is about to reach her eighteenth birthday and cannot wait to begin her journey into life. But she is also sad to leave her...


11 Oct, 2018, 08:00 BST Marriage Can Wait, Education Can Not: CRY

Saleema (name changed) is about to reach her eighteenth birthday and cannot wait to begin her journey into life. But she is also sad to leave her...


11 Oct, 2018, 04:00 BST Marriage Can Wait, Education Can Not: CRY

Saleema (name changed) is about to reach her eighteenth birthday and cannot wait to begin her journey into life. But she is also sad to leave her...