#kids

  • Article: How Kids Change Parents' Minds About Climate Change
    Environment

    How Kids Change Parents' Minds About Climate Change

    By Lindsay Powers|May 8, 2019

    New research shows how simple conversations between kids and adults can change the world. Read more

  • Article: Nearly Half a Million Children Aren't in School in Africa's Sahel Region
    Education

    Nearly Half a Million Children Aren't in School in Africa's Sahel Region

    Feb. 28, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Almost 2,000 schools have been closed in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. Read more

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

    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: Egyptian Hospitals to Give Blue Ribbons to Parents Who Say 'No' to FGM
    Girls & Women

    Egyptian Hospitals to Give Blue Ribbons to Parents Who Say 'No' to FGM

    Feb. 6, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Parents will receive the badges after signing a pledge that they will not have their daughters cut. Read more

  • Article: At Least 20,000 Nigerian Girls Found After Being Sold Into Sex Slavery
    Girls & Women

    At Least 20,000 Nigerian Girls Found After Being Sold Into Sex Slavery

    By Jerica Deck  and  Julie Ngalle|Jan. 23, 2019

    NAPTIP says that they are in “slave-like conditions.” 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