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Children in Adversity

'Building Strong Beginnings for Children Is Critical'

Linda Richter | Posted 02.19.2013 | Impact
Linda Richter

When families can no longer protect children, or when family members themselves are a threat to children as a result of mental ill-health or substance abuse, the state, civil society and international donors must do all they can to protect children.

Syrian Children: Responding to the Face of Adversity

Jesse Eaves | Posted 02.18.2013 | Impact
Jesse Eaves

"I saw my cousin dying in front of me, so I always see this scene in front of my eyes." Hearing an adult say these words would be chilling enough. To hear them come from an 8-year-old is a nightmare.

Making a Future for the Children of the DRC

Arsene Tungali | Posted 02.17.2013 | Impact
Arsene Tungali

I have witnessed so many abuses committed on children by their parents, their family members, their communities, and yet the world remains calm and not reactive.

Conspiracy of Goodness

Dr. Neil Boothby | Posted 02.16.2013 | Impact
Dr. Neil Boothby

I looked into the eyes of many of these Rwandan babies who "failed to thrive." It was an experience that continues to haunt me to this day. It was the opposite of when I looked into my own son's eyes and, for the first time, he recognized me and responded with delight.