• Children on the Frontlines of Climate Change

    Highlighted by Radio Canada International (RCI), UNICEF released a report linking the current super El Nino to children suffering. In addition to Southern Africa’s food shortages that we wrote about in our article last week, Man-Made? El Nino, Global Warming and 60 Million People Facing Severe Food Shortages, this most recent report discusses flooding and optimal living conditions for mosquitoes

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  • Orphans

    Due mostly to the HIV virus, and more recently the Ebola virus, millions of children have been orphaned.  Understanding issues of scale and  care-quality are important.  Scale because of the vast number of orphaned children, sometimes millions in just one country.  Kenya alone is home to an estimated 1.3 million orphaned children. What solutions are

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  • The World’s Goals For Children (P1/3): What Are They?

    Our world has improvement goals for children.  What are they?  When are they to be met? What happens next?  The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are eight international development goals that were established following the Millennium Summit of the United Nations in 2000. All 189 United Nations member states  committed to help achieve the following Millennium

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