Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Tag: children

The health and future of the world’s children are at risk...

“This must be a wake up call for countries to invest in child health and development, ensure their voices are heard, protect their rights, and build a future that is fit for children.”

How to raise climate-resilient kids

In the face of climate change, children need positive stress as well as compassion to maintain mental health and inform their responses.

Finland to significantly increase parental leave

“The model guarantees the child a place at the center of family benefits and promotes well-being and gender equality.”

Dangerous levels of plastic found in children’s bodies finds new study

"It can't be that every fourth child between three and five years old is so heavily burdened with chemicals that long-term damage cannot safely be ruled out."

The NRA versus American children

Children and teens in the United States experience much higher rates of gun deaths and injuries than in any other industrialized country.

When will we start applying the precautionary principle to the chemicals...

Agencies consistently place a far higher value on corporate profits than they do on the children of the world.

Parenting the climate-change generation

I’m going to heed their leadership. I plan to join them, to learn and listen, to do my best to share my still unarticulatable fears and, with my children, to face this future together.

‘Shocking’ report reveals thousands of migrant children have been sexually abused...

"This is not normal! Why would any member of Congress or person of conscience support increasing funds and enabling this agency?"

The soaring cost of US child care, in 5 charts

This spike in costs has broad implications, including leading fewer families to have children.

Give children the vote, strengthen democracy

Facilitating such participation would not only encourage broader social responsibility among young people, it would enrich and strengthen democracy itself.

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Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law urge officials to withdraw law enforcement, National...

“We are sounding an alarm regarding the potential deployment of the National Guard, state police and local law enforcement on Tuesday as voters prepare to cast ballots in primary elections."

Democratic senator offers amendment ending transfer of military equipment to police forces

“The cycle of police brutality sparking unrest, and that unrest being met by the militarized police is increasingly familiar in modern American society.”

Trump’s sleazy life: A mockery of Jesus’ core values

If we collect Jesus’ core moral humanism—and his teachings address humanity, Trump and the Trumpist “belief system” provide stunning opposition, forcible enough to slam Christians in the face.

Houston police launch investigation into mounted officer trampling protester on video

“We are aware of a video circulating showing one of our mounted patrol horses and a citizen. We are currently reviewing the circumstances behind the incident.”