2 out of 5 children in America do not have access to early learning programs like preschool.
Yet most of a child’s brain is developed by age 5.
Nearly 1 in 5 children around the world are living in conflict zones.
The killing and abduction of children, as well as the targeting of schools and denial of humanitarian aid, are all on the rise around the world.
Children’s rights continue to be violated at the U.S. – Mexico border.
Vulnerable children are being held in custody longer than the legal limit, separated from their families, denied basic care and more.
The news cycle in 2019 was anything but slow. There was so much that happened this year – it’s hard to keep track! That’s why we’re taking a moment to reflect on the stories that touched you, our readers, in 2019.
Which social media trends did we join in 2019? Find out!
“I choose safety over comfort.” It cannot be an easy choice to make, but that is what Dina*, a Syrian mother living in a shelter of metal and tarp in Azraq Refugee Camp with her family of 6, had to do.