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Innovation, Monetary Incentives and Services for Children

Peru has an innovative plan to provide monetary incentives to the regions of the country that guarantee health care coverage and nutrition services for children.

Aug 25, 2014.

How Come Manolo Doesn’t Go to Preschool?

A few days ago, I met Paulina in an electronics store. She made the comment that it was her last day of work; she quit so she could take care of Manolo, her three-year-old son.

Aug 19, 2014.

Teen Pregnancy in Mexico

What do we know about teen pregnancy in Mexico? In Mexico, 31.2% of teen girls ages 15 to 19 are sexually active.

Aug 11, 2014.

Pope Francis Supports Breastfeeding

Earlier this year, while several children were being baptized at the Sistine Chapel, he told a group of mothers whose babies were obviously crying from hunger, “If they are hungry, mothers, feed them—and do not think twice about it—because they are the most important people here.”

Aug 5, 2014.

“What a Drag! I Have a Parent Meeting at My Kid’s Preschool.”

This is a common reaction from parents who are less than enthusiastic about getting involved at the child care center that their children attend.

Jul 22, 2014.

One in Five Mexican Women Presents Symptoms of Maternal Depression

depression.eng Both in Mexico and on a global scale, depression is the main threat to mothers’ mental health, especially in contexts of socioeconomic vulnerability and marginalization.

Jul 15, 2014.

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