Somalian Children Suffer as Politics Hinder Food Aid

Children in Somalia continue to suffer needlessly from hunger as politics hinder the much needed distribution of food aid. In Somalia, it is women and children who bear the brunt of the famine. Children are susceptible to malnutrition that decreases their ability to fight off disease, while women are unable to access the services they need [...]

Monetary Incentive to End Child Marriage in Indian State is Successful

One in seven girls in developing countries is married before their 15th birthday, usually against her will.  Across the globe, more than 60 million girls find themselves innocent victims as child brides, despite the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child stipulation that 18 is the minimum age for marriage.  While many countries have adhered [...]

Adam Phillips on Greed – Capitalism is for Children (VIDEO)

 Last week I saw the British psychoanalyst Adam Phillips on Dutch television discussing his book ’On Balance’ and he said some very interesting things so I uploaded that part of the show. According to Phillips, greed is wanting more than you can have. Nothing new here, but he also says that greed is the [...]

Bangladesh poverty lowers, score rises, ranking down

Despite slow economic growth, Bangladesh’s poverty index has declined, a direct impact of human development initiatives, says the latest development report by the United Nations. The poverty rate has declined from 49 percent in 2010 to 31 percent this year, according to the Human Development Report 2011 released Thursday. Bangladesh, one of the poorest countries [...]

Malnutrition and Poverty Envelops the World’s Children (VIDEO)

The fight against child malnutrition and poverty is an ongoing battle. It remains clear that efforts around the globe to tackle the food crisis and seek a sustainable end to child malnutrition and poverty need to see an increase in political will. This is necessary to ensure that both funding and sustainable practices are put [...]

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