Nutrition and Early Childhood Development in East and Southern Africa: A Snapshot of Equity Gaps and Opportunity
Early childhood development (ECD) is all of the things a child needs to grow up with a strong, healthy body and brain — health care, good nutrition for mother and child, care and learning through play and stimulation, access to preschool, water and sanitation, and more. ECD is a ‘whole child’ approach. Every child has […]
Earlier this year, Emma Telford, a PhD student from the Jennifer Brown Research Laboratory received a prize for a presentation she gave during the Edinburgh University Neuroscience Day at the Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh. Emma’s presentation, entitled ‘Preterm birth is associated with altered social cognition in infancy, assessed using eye-tracking’, is only one […]
by Ben Hewitt, Director of Campaigns at Theirworld Two little words that demand you listen and that you act – “YOU PROMISED”. When a child utters them – always in a pleading, accusatory fashion – there is no hiding place. You have to answer and remember, what they really mean is: You promised, now deliver. […]
Theirworld founder and President Sarah Brown has been inducted as one of the Saltire Society’s Outstanding Women of Scotland. The prestigious award was announced at an event in Glasgow on Saturday, July 30. This year’s 10 inductees also include singer-songwriter Annie Lennox and Harry Potter author JK Rowling. The 10 come from fields of the […]
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A Note From Sarah Brown
Welcome to Theirworld, a global children’s charity committed to giving the most vulnerable children and young people a brighter future in their world.
We lead a number of campaigns to create global change and bring better health and education to the most vulnerable children, and we run innovative projects to pilot new ideas and build life changing opportunities. We want all children to have the chance to fulfil their potential.
Our work began 14 years ago with the creation of a fund to support small projects in the UK enabling dedicated health professionals and scientists to pioneer their ideas to help new-borns and young children, and to supporting mentoring for young people.- A Note From Sarah Brown
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