Parenting and Child Development

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Breast Ironing: A Harmful Practice That Spans Generations

Hope shuddered as she thought of what awaited her. Her developing breasts throbbed with excruciating pain, worsened hours ago when her mama had pounded them with hot stones. She’d cried and pled as mama pounded and auntie held her, but it was useless…

#NoChildAlone: Investing in Care for Children

To commemorate Universal Children’s Day 2017, SOS Children’s Villages asked children all over the world to show us how their mom or dad care for them.

Why We’re Not Finding Out the Sex of Our Baby

Just like adults, children are often limited by their sex – which is a problem since all humans have a unique setup of DNA, with differing appearances, personality traits, preferences and interests.

Fathers’ Role in Achieving Gender Equality

Fathers are interested, they want information and they do want to be close to their children. Why then are women still the ones taking on the majority of the responsibility, and what consequences does this have?

State of the World’s Fathers Report Launched

On 9 June 2017 – just ahead of Father’s Day in many countries – Promundo launched the State of the World’s Fathers: Time for Action, a publication of MenCare: A Global Fatherhood Campaign.

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