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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27 May, 2020, 23:12 BST The story of Chinese whistleblower Doctor Li Wenliang is becoming a children's book

Doctor Li and the crown-wearing virus is the new children's book by NYT bestselling author Francesca Cavallo, known for the globally acclaimed Good...


27 May, 2020, 12:17 BST Jennewein Publishes New Results on the Norovirus-inhibiting Effect of Complex Oligosaccharides

Jennewein Biotechnologie GmbH today announces the publication of the latest results from its norovirus research program in the Journal of...


27 May, 2020, 08:00 BST BTC Studios PLC Announces a Strategic Investment Round Lead by the Leader in Interactive Gaming Market Intelligence Worldwide as the Lead Advisor

BTC Studios PLC, a European interactive games developer and publisher has inked a strategic alliance with IDG Consulting to strengthen and accelerate ...


21 May, 2020, 09:00 BST Kenya's First Children's TV Channel - Akili Kids! Launches

On 31 March 2020, Akili Network launched Akili Kids!, Kenya's first and only dedicated free-to-air children's television network with imaginative...


20 May, 2020, 11:42 BST The Online School, Run by 3Lance Education Is Providing Free Education

The Online School, founded by Ali Latif and run by 3Lance Education, is providing free, live, quality online education for every child aged five – 16 ...


18 May, 2020, 10:16 BST 88 Nobel Laureates & World Leaders Call for $1 Trillion to Protect the World's Children in the COVID-19 Era

Today, 88 Nobel Laureates and World Leaders, as part of Laureates and Leaders for Children, issued a statement calling for the world's governments to ...


15 May, 2020, 05:01 BST New Analysis Exposes How Big Tobacco is Exploiting COVID-19 Pandemic to Advertise Harmful and Addictive Products

Tobacco and e-cigarette companies are exploiting the COVID-19 crisis to advertise their harmful and addictive products on social media, undermine...


13 May, 2020, 09:00 BST Moonbug Enters Strategic Partnership with Joyn to Launch Platform's First Dedicated Kids' Channel

Moonbug, a global entertainment company that develops and distributes fun, values-based content for kids, today announced a new partnership with...


11 May, 2020, 09:00 BST Save Nil's Life: Crowdfunding Campaign Created in Fight Against Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Type 2

A fundraising campaign with a target amount of $2.4 million has been launched through GoFundMe crowdfunding site to save Nil's life. Nil Güleç was...


08 May, 2020, 05:26 BST Aussie Startup Offers Guilt-free Time to Locked Down Parents

Working parents around the world are united in the struggle to juggle keeping their young children entertained and learning whilst trying to meet the ...


07 May, 2020, 11:42 BST UK's First Ever Virtual Festival of Numbers to Help a Nation at Home With Maths, From National Numeracy

National Numeracy Ambassadors Rachel Riley, Martin Lewis and Bobby Seagull, Maths Factor creator Carol Vorderman, author Lauren Child, comedian Luisa ...


06 May, 2020, 23:04 BST Get your spyglass out! Educational detective game launches worldwide for curious kids to play at home

The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency: Thrilling adventure for young sleuths teaches coding, history and features famous women in STEM VICTORIA,...


04 May, 2020, 07:00 BST RoosterMoney Reveals How Pocket Money Habits Are Changing During Lockdown

RoosterMoney, the pocket money app, reveals that kids are spending more online since the lockdown began, with the major shift being towards games...


30 Apr, 2020, 12:10 BST BBC micro:bit challenge winner presents a smart alarm to protect birds

Global BBC micro:bit challenge do your :bit announced its winners from each region earlier this week. According to DFRobot, partner and organiser of...


30 Apr, 2020, 10:38 BST Global launch of KidsLoop platform ushers in a new era for the early learning industry

Calm Island, a leading global EdTech company, held an online streaming event to mark the global launch of its adaptive early learning platform,...


30 Apr, 2020, 06:00 BST Pharming Receives European Commission Approval for Treatment of Acute Hereditary Angioedema Attacks in Children With RUCONEST®

Pharming announces that it has received formal European Commission approval to treat acute hereditary angioedema (HAE) attacks in children with...


29 Apr, 2020, 17:55 BST NO MORE And National Domestic Violence Hotline Help Address Spike In Domestic Abuse During The COVID-19 Crisis With Multifaceted Campaign

Reports from many cities and countries indicate that the COVID-19 crisis is leading to a significant spike in domestic violence, with several...


28 Apr, 2020, 05:00 BST Ecolog International Donates Technical Devices During COVID-19 Challenging Times to Children With Limited Access to Digital Resources

ECOLOG International, a leading global provider of integrated services, technology, environmental solutions, energy, logistics, engineering and...


22 Apr, 2020, 06:00 BST Moonbug Enters China Through Strategic Partnership with Xigua Video

Moonbug, a global entertainment company that develops and distributes fun, values-based content for kids, has commenced its expansion into China and...


21 Apr, 2020, 09:00 BST Pamerindo Indonesia: New Dates of CBME Indonesia 2020

The only trade exhibition in children, baby, maternity industry is coming again in Indonesia. After its very successful event in 2019 by attracting...


15 Apr, 2020, 06:00 BST Moonbug Partners with Showmax to Further Extend Global Presence

Moonbug, a global entertainment company that develops and distributes fun, values-based content for kids, today announced a partnership with Showmax, ...


15 Apr, 2020, 06:00 BST Peninsula Group Pledges to Double Its £1 Million Charity Commitment to Royal Manchester Children's Hospital

Global employment law consultancy, Peninsula Group today promised to double its £1 million charity pledge to Royal Manchester Children's Hospital...


10 Apr, 2020, 16:06 BST Tutors International to Consider Online Private Tuition Provision on a Case-by-case Basis During COVID-19 Pandemic

Tutors International, the leading provider of elite private tuition services worldwide, has announced that it is able to consider providing...


09 Apr, 2020, 13:49 BST SC Johnson and Save the Children Join Forces to Equip a Generation with the Life Skills to Battle COVID-19 and Future Public Health Threats

With a goal of enabling this generation of children to better protect themselves and their communities, SC Johnson and Save the Children are...


08 Apr, 2020, 08:00 BST Novakid Research Suggests That Less Than a Third of Schoolkids Continue Studies With Teachers During Quarantine

Novakid analysts have researched how the educational model has changed during this period of social isolation. More than 2,500 parents from Italy,...