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Indonesia Commits to Eliminate all Forms of Child Labor by 2022

Washington, D.C. The Republic of Indonesia has committed to eliminate all forms of child labour by 2022 to fulfill global development goal pledges, according to the United Nations.  Photo: ILO/Asrian Mirza. The Asian country has made progress in tackling child labour, with the number of child workers falling from over four million in 2009, to 2.9 million in […]

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U.S. Scrambles to Explain Accounts of ‘Missing’ Children

Washington, D.C. The Trump administration is pushing back against news reports that it has lost track of almost 1,500 immigrant children who came to the United States as unaccompanied minors. “The Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) Program was never intended … to be a foster care system. With more than 10,000 children in custody … the […]

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Expert Tips for Helping the School-Aged Athlete Avoid Burnout and Injury

  According to Stanford Children’s Health, there are over 3.5 million children who sustain sports-related injuries every year. Add to that the notion that around 70% of kids who play organized youth sports quit by the time they turn 13, and it’s clear to see the red flags. Those who have a school-aged athlete can […]

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UNICEF: One of World’s Worst Displacement Crises for Children

New York, N.Y. More than 800,000 children have been forced from their homes by violence and armed clashes in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in what the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) calls “one of the world’s worst displacement crises for children.” Children at a displacement camp in Goma, North Kivu, Democratic Republic […]

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Lions Clubs Brought A Christmas Miracle for Hundreds

New York, N.Y. On Tuesday the 12th of December 2017, The New York Cosmopolitan Lions Club in conjunction with the New York Global Leaders Lions Club and the Japanese-American Lions Club co-hosted the fourth Community Christmas Celebration at the Public Schools for Global Leaders for over 600 kids in the Lower East Side (China Town). […]

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Early Youth Specialization and Over Training – What Every Parent Should Know

  Fairfax, VA – Kids around the country are playing organized sports more than ever today. In fact, The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) reports that youth in the country participating in sports went from around 18 million in 1987 to 60 million in 2008. While that’s good news, because of the many benefits […]

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Security Council Adopts First-Ever Resolution on Mine Action

New York, N.Y.  The United Nations Security Council today adopted its first-ever resolution on mine action, noting the serious and lasting threat posed by landmines, explosive remnants of war and improvised explosive devices, while also recognizing the positive contribution of mine action to sustaining peace and stability. A UNMASS official investigate a mortar impact in MINUSMA […]

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Back-to-School Busy Schedules Call for Simple Family Meals

Fredericksburg, Va – The Nutrition Journal reports that Americans have shifted toward eating out more and cooking at home less. With busy work and back-to-school schedules, many parents find it difficult to find the time to make home-cooked meals. Yet the American Journal of Preventative Medicine reports that the amount of time spent on food […]

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