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The Steep Price of Education in Africa

Education is unaffordable for many families in low- and middle-income countries

How the U.S. Baby Formula Shortage Affects Low-Income Families

Families living in poverty are making impossible trade-offs between food, rent, and essentials like formula and diapers

Migration

Let Ukraine Set the Example for How to Treat Children Caught in Conflict 

The world should protect the safety of children in all war zones, including those who don't make the news

Poverty

A Burning Issue

Every three seconds, someone around the world requires medical attention for burns

Urbanization

Injuries: A Leading Killer of Youth in Lebanon

Traffic accidents are wreaking havoc on young lives, especially children who are refugees

Governance

Getting School Health Right in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

School nutrition and health programs took a hit during COVID, now it's time to reinforce these school-based safety nets 

Governance

How to Keep Schools Open in the Face of Delta

Face masks and vaccines are just some of the methods schools can use to stay open

Governance

Supporting Kids With Long COVID as They Head Back to School

Schools will need to accommodate children with lingering post-virus symptoms

Governance

During This Pandemic, It Is Us that Our Children Need Protection From

Looking at resilience and mental health across Singaporeans during the pandemic

Gender

Gender Equality in the Global Return to School

COVID-19 is threatening to unravel decades of progress on women's education

Poverty

The WHO's Unheralded Role in Surgery

Why does the WHO matter? Its global health coordination makes surgical care more affordable and effective for everyone

Food

Children, Hunger, Stress, and Coronavirus

We need to identify at-risk U.S. children and expand safety nets worldwide to keep kids fed, immunized, and looked after

Gender

Data for Contraceptive Security Decision-Making

Newly launched interactive visualization tool will help measure and track access to contraceptives and guide programs

Poverty

Poverty's Albatross—Nigeria in Mid-Century

Solving Nigeria's poverty problem will be complex—there are no silver bullets—but it's key to reducing poverty in Africa