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Child Deaths

This Photo Shows The Horrific Toll Of Europe's Refugee Crisis

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 09.02.2015 | World

Traumatic photos showing a dead Syrian boy lying face down in the sand of a tourist beach in Turkey on Wednesday once again highlighted the immense hu...

Zambia Hits Major Milestone In Push To Stop Open Defecation

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.26.2015 | Impact

Zambia just took one big step forward toward becoming an "open-defecation-free" country. According to the Southern African nation's government, no...

786 CHILDREN DEAD: Abuse, Neglect Reportedly Occurred In Plain View Of Authorities

Associated Press | HOLBROOK MOHR AND GARANCE BURKE | Posted 12.18.2014 | Crime

BUTTE, Montana (AP) — At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities ...

Deaths, Abuse and Alleged Rapes: How Lax Oversight Endangers Florida's -- and the Nation's -- Children

Art Levine | Posted 01.14.2015 | Politics
Art Levine

Is Florida the most dangerous places in the country for children with disabilities, behavioral disorders or the sheer misfortune to be born into abusive families? That could well be the case, based on a series of troubling investigative reports.

1 Child Dies Every 21 Seconds From An Illness Related To Lack Of Access To Clean Water. Here's What You Can Do

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 03.22.2014 | Impact

Though the stats about the global water crisis remain grim, major progress is being made in one of the most critical areas: child deaths. On the an...

A Promise Renewed: A Great Global Ambition and Every Father's Dream

Anthony Lake | Posted 08.16.2013 | Impact
Anthony Lake

What will you be doing this Father's Day? Grilling in the back yard with the family? We often take such simple pleasures for granted. But, elsewhere, millions of fathers around the world will struggle to help their children survive and thrive.

'Our First Task, Caring for Our Children'

Bruce Lesley | Posted 02.17.2013 | Impact
Bruce Lesley

The larger debate requires that we full address the array of issues to prevent these on-going acts of senseless violence and evil that make children the targets of violence in our society far too often

Sparking the Next Revolution in Child Survival: Uniting to End Child Deaths from Diarrhea

Doug Horswill | Posted 08.18.2012 | Impact
Doug Horswill

A few weeks ago we travelled together to Senegal in West Africa to visit rural health posts and to meet with community leaders, health workers and mothers who will be on the front lines of what many are calling the next revolution in child survival.

WATCH: Boy Found Hanging From Backyard Tree

Posted 06.18.2012 | Los Angeles

It's a parent's absolute worst nightmare. But it became a reality for Evelyn Briggs, who entered her Lancaster, Calif. backyard over the weekend to...

Faith Healers Responsible For Child Deaths Under Proposed Oregon Bill

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Steve Mayes Religion News Service PORTLAND, Ore. -- Oregon prosecutors and lawmakers endorsed a bill Monday (Feb. 21) that would remove special le...