When one thinks of ‘childhood adversity’ within the Jamaican context, exposure to violence is one of the first thoughts that comes to mind. And rightly so, when one considers how pervasive this phenomenon has become, whether [...]
Daddy, daddy! Where are you? Don’t you want to see me grow? Don’t you want to be there for me? I need you, don’t you know? Don’t you want me to say some day, “I am [...]
Reduction in number of children at risk of poor development to 249.4 million in LMIs: True progress?
We all know, whether intuitively or by research evidence, that early childhood development sets the foundation for the quality of life in adulthood. Knowing, then, the number and prevalence of children at risk of poor development [...]
INFOGRAPHIC: Impact of Interventions on Early Childhood Development Outcomes
More than 150 million children under the age of five in developing countries do not have access to early childhood education. Investing in early childhood development is one of the smartest investments a country can make.