Category: Early Childhood Development

WHO Nurtures Young Adolescent Caregivers? Guest Post By Sarah Huxley

This opinion piece reflects on two recommendations from the WHO, UNICEF and the World Bank Group framework; “Nurturing care for early childhood development: a framework for helping children survive and thrive to transform health and human potential.” It suggests that the framework does not go far enough in recognising the

Young Adolescents and their Role as Carers

Young adolescents (aged 10 to 14 years) have a very important role in the lives and the health of their younger brothers and sisters; as their carers. We have seen all over the world, children of this age carrying the baby on their back, feeding the baby, playing with the

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Every Woman Every Child | The Global Strategy for Woman’s, Children’s and Adolescent’s Health 2016-2020

At the start of 2017, our team has taken some time to reflect on the bigger picture – how our objectives align with global movements and initiatives of different kinds and how best a small group like ours can have the impact we aspire to. We have been especially interested

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Children Can Do: Boys Taking Care of Babies

A photograph illustrating Week Two in the Children Can Do desk diary. The desk diary was co-edited by Hugh Hawes and Amelia B. Kyazze. Hugh is the co-founder of The Child-to-Child Trust and a long-standing friend and mentor to Clare Hanbury, the Director of Children for Health. In the words

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