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Children's Health & Safety Association

Issue 42: Feb 1–28, 2017

December 29, 2014 – The global statistics are devastating and heartbreaking – a sanguinary stream of seven and eight digit numbers represent the faces of children who continue to suffer horrific, maniacal acts of brutality and violence. An estimated 15 million children were physically and mentally tormented amid warring conflicts in Iraq, the Central African Republic, South Sudan, the State…
December 22, 2014 - A recent five-year study conducted by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine discovered that about 2% of children from six to eleven years of age suffer from sleep apnea. The study concluded that there is an association with increased rates of ADHD-like behavioural problems as well as adaptive and learning problems. An excerpt from the study…
December 27, 2014 - The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) completed a study examining the most and least affordable cities for child care in Canada, including a comparison cost index for women from 25 to 34 years of age in the work force. “Affordable child care is an important issue not just for parents, it’s important for Canada’s economy.…
Published in Issue 32
December 22, 2014 – 230 million children under the age of five are not registered at birth with 59% living in Asia and 37% living in sub-Saharan Africa. As a result, most of these children are ignored by health and education authorities and eventually used for child labour or child brides - and other deplorable forms of exploitation. Children that…
December 17, 2014 – “Build our Kids’ Success” (BOKS) is endeavouring to inspire elementary school children to get active by providing them with a free morning physical program designed to invigorate their brains for a day of learning and increased academic performance. In its first year, BOKS will appropriated at approximately 90 schools in Toronto, Winnipeg, Vancouver and Ottawa. The…
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