Friday, February 28, 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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Sanders campaign releases detailed answer as to how he will pay for his major...

“You know, if you look at the media, they say Bernie's ideas are radical, they're extreme, they're out of the mainstream,. Let me just tell you, I don't think that that's true.”

Wrongfully convicted man awarded $1.5M after serving 23 years in prison

“Today, Lamonte McIntyre has been declared, finally and conclusively, a completely innocent man.”
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

An aspirational vision of life after fossil fuels

Building sustainable communities is the antidote to fear of a changing climate.
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Bernie Sanders gains support in South Carolina as billionaire Tom Steyer draws votes from...

Billionaire Tom Steyer has poured money into outreach to African-American voters, who make up more than half of South Carolina’s Democratic electorate.