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An Overview from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This interactive resource from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides an overview of the research around Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).
It highlights the importance of prevention and trauma-informed approaches in order to create communities where children and youth can be free from harm and thrive.Read more
By Karen Attiah
This article in The Washington Post describes why the US should ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, and obstacles to its ratification.Read more
Edited By Ton Liefaard and Jaap E. Doek
This book examines the impact of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) on national and international jurisprudence, since its adoption in 1989.
It offers state of the art knowledge on the functions, challenges and limitations of the CRC in domestic, regional and international children’s rights litigation.Read more
A Recording of Our Live Event
In this Facebook Live event, filmed on May 1, 2021, Phoenix Zones Initiative CEO Hope Ferdowsian, MD, MPH, and media expert Clark Curtis discussed
• how SARS CoV-2 evolved into the current pandemic;
• what systems and practices put us at risk for future pandemics;
• how a Just One Health approach provides meaningful solutions for preventing a future pandemic;
• what actions we can all take to help ensure we prevent future pandemics.
Having the freedom to move toward resources and away from threats is critical to the health and wellbeing of all life on the planet, and it is foundational to the rights of self-determination for people and animals.
As infrastructure development continues in communities across the globe, it is critical that all decisions consider the rights, health, and wellbeing of vulnerable people and animals. Evidence-based animal crossings are one essential solution.Read more