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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
The US needs to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), a comprehensive framework for helping governments ensure that children are protected from exploitation and abuse and that children are provided with what they need to live and thrive. US ratification of the CRC would benefit the nation’s standing in the world and would help the US increase its role as a positive global force for children.Read more
Toward the Goal of a Clothing and Textiles Industry That Is Healthy for People, Animals, and the Planet
Currently, the clothing and textile industry negatively impacts the health and wellbeing of humans, animals, and the planet. Restructuring it to meet human needs without negatively impacting other beings or the earth requires changes at every level. Learn about the importance of shifting to ethical fashion policies and practices that are healthy and just for people, animals, and the planet and about who is leading the way.Read more