#children

  • Article: Almost 1,000 Children Have Died of the Measles in Madagascar Since October
    Health

    Almost 1,000 Children Have Died of the Measles in Madagascar Since October

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 15, 2019

    Measles can make children more vulnerable to fatal diseases like pneumonia or diarrheal diseases Read more

  • Article: Barbie Gets More Inclusive With the Help of a 13-Year-Old Disability Advocate
    Citizenship

    Barbie Gets More Inclusive With the Help of a 13-Year-Old Disability Advocate

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 13, 2019

    The new Barbie line includes dolls who use wheelchairs and prosthetic limbs. Read more

  • Article: After Changing Jordan's Rape Law, This Lawmaker Is Now Tackling Child Marriage
    Girls & Women

    After Changing Jordan's Rape Law, This Lawmaker Is Now Tackling Child Marriage

    Feb. 13, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Nearly 10,500 girls in Jordan were married before reaching their 18th birthdays in 2017. Read more

  • Article: Cultures Clash Over FGM as the UN Seeks to Eradicate the Practice
    Girls & Women

    Cultures Clash Over FGM as the UN Seeks to Eradicate the Practice

    Feb. 7, 2019|Voice of America

    The cultural practice can have serious medical consequences. Read more

  • Article: Maroon 5 Donated $500,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters Ahead of Super Bowl
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    Maroon 5 Donated $500,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters Ahead of Super Bowl

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 7, 2019

    The donation was part of the NFL’s #InspireChange initiative. Read more

  • Article: At Least 29 Syrian Refugee Children Have Died This Winter
    Citizenship

    At Least 29 Syrian Refugee Children Have Died This Winter

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 1, 2019

    Most have died from hypothermia. Read more

  • Article: Global Health Is Good for World Peace, Melinda Gates Says
    Health

    Global Health Is Good for World Peace, Melinda Gates Says

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Jerica Deck|Jan. 31, 2019

    Every $1 invested in the global health funds creates $20 in social and economic benefits. Read more

  • Article: This Community Came Together to Rescue a Kenyan Child Bride
    Girls & Women

    This Community Came Together to Rescue a Kenyan Child Bride

    Jan. 16, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Almost 1 in 4 girls in Kenya are married before they reach the legal age of 18. Read more