Ruth Etzel Speaks Out Ahead Of EPA Whistleblower Hearing

By Carey Gillam, The Guardian. -

The US Environmental Protection Agency is failing to protect children by ignoring poisons in the environment and focusing on corporate interests, according to a top children’s health official who [...]

Unsafe School Reopenings In US Fuel Surge Of COVID-19 Among Children

By Andre Damon, WSWS. -

The US reported 180,000 child COVID-19 cases in the week ending August 19, a 50 percent increase in just one week, according to the latest report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. There [...]

Show Children The Green Fields And Let The Sunshine Into Their Minds

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

Exactly two years ago, I walked with my colleagues from Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research through the Camp Marielle Vive (‘Marielle Lives’) outside of Valinhos in the state of São [...]

Highlighting The Too-Often Invisible Labor Of Mothers, Who Protect Us And Lead Us

By Veronica Coptis, Coalfield Justice. -

This week two major publications were released that highlight public health impacts on people living next to oil and gas operations. The Environmental Health News released their investigation [...]

‘This Is Hell’: UN Food Chief Visits Yemen

By Dave DeCamp, AntiWar.com. -

The head of the UN’s World Food Program (WFP) visited Yemen and described the conditions he saw in the country to reporters as “hell.” His visit comes as the UN is warning 400,000 Yemeni children [...]

Will Biden End America’s Global War On Children?

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Popular Resistance. -

Most people regard Trump’s treatment of immigrant children as among his most shocking crimes as president. Images of hundreds of children stolen from their families and imprisoned in chain-link [...]

Record Number Of Children Infected With COVID-19

By Erika Edwards, NBC. -

More than 61,000 children in the U.S. were diagnosed with Covid-19 last week — more than in any other week during the pandemic, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital [...]

Manitos Children’s Fund To Support Venezuelan Children Despite Sanctions

By Manitos Children's Fund. -

Manitos Children’s Fund grows out of the decades old Latin America solidarity movement which has worked to change US policies toward Latin America for over 60 years. Because of our history we are [...]

Number Of Homeless Students In The US Surges 15%, Now Topping 1.5 Million

By the National Center for Homeless Education. -

The number of homeless students enrolled in public school districts and reported by state educational agencies (SEAs) during school year (SY) 2017-18 was 1,508,265. This number does not reflect [...]

The IDF Spokesman Announces: Continue To Shoot Palestinian Children

By Gideon Levy, Haaretz.com -

February 15, 2020 "Information Clearing House" -  Israeli soldiers shoot children. Sometimes they wound them and sometimes they kill them. Sometimes the children wind up brain dead, sometimes [...]

Palestinian Child Prisoner Reveals Horrible Details About His Detention

By Palestine Chronicle. -

A Palestinian child prisoner revealed horrible details about his detention to the Committee of Prisoners. 17-year-old Ishaq Abu Hitteh from Hebron (Al-Khalil) was arrested near the Ibrahimi [...]

Seven Activists Arrested Mourning Children Killed By Drones

By Staff, Wnpj.org -

Seven peace activists walked onto the base at Volk Field today, wearing black veils, carrying limp dolls and posters of children killed by drones, and reading a statement. They were arrested by [...]

Seven Arrested Mourning Children Killed By Drones

By Joy First, Popular Resistance. -

Wisconsin - Seven peace activists walked onto the base at Volk Field today, wearing black veils, carrying limp dolls and posters of children killed by drones, and reading a statement.  They were [...]

Israel Has Arrested Over 50 Thousand Children Since 1967

By Staff, Israelpalestinenews.org -

Israel has arrested more than 50,000 Palestinian children since it began its occupation of the West Bank more than 50 years ago, new research has revealed. According to data released by the [...]

No Escape from Guantánamo: Former Child Prisoner Boycotts Broken Review Process, Calls It “Hopeless”

By Staff, Andyworthington.co.uk -

It’s now nearly ten years since a high-level government review process established by President Obama — the Guantánamo Review Task Force — issued its recommendations about what to do with the [...]