What does Child's World Community offer?
We seek to help create and support a community that speaks with a united voice on behalf of children aged 0-18, educating society and advocating for child-centered public policies. Our goal is to catalyze the measurable improvement of child well-being in America.
About Child's World America
A Catalyst for the Movement to Improve the Well-Being of America’s Children
CWA is a member-based, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization committed to improving children’s lives in the U.S. We promote the appreciation of children’s perspectives and foster a better understanding of childhood experience by facilitating collaboration and dialogue between individuals, professionals, and organizations.
Paid Parental Leave
The U.S. is the only nation without legally required Paid Parental Leave
Hungary gives 24 months
Germany gives 14 months
France gives 10 months
The Department of Justice estimates that every year, over 1.7 million teens experience homelessness in the United State
High School Graduation
United States High School Graduation Rate Among Rich Nations
1970: 1st Place
2014: 23rd Place
Up to 300,000 American's under the age of 18 are lured into the commercial sex trade every year
The Facts May Scare You!
America is the wealthiest country in the world, but among developed nations its ranking in regard to child welfare is extremely low. The most recent report by UNICEF (Report Card 11) compares the 29 member states of the Organizations for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on progress toward securing the well-being of their children. America placed 26th!
Child’s World NEWS is published by Child’s World America which is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. It was formed to provide quality journalism coverage of those children’s issues that were increasingly being ignored by the main stream media.
Editorial positions are determined by Child’s World’s America’s Mission Stewards. Mission Stewards are chosen for their life’s work being committed to the issues affecting our children.
Featuring original content by and for those who care about childhood issues and the well-being of children in America: Physicians – Educators – Academics – Nonprofit Practitioners – Researchers – Athletic Coaches – Librarians –Policymakers and more. It highlights opinions, editorials, professional profiles, organizational profiles and book reviews.Visit CW NEWS
- How Can We Restore Children’s Independent Outdoor Play?Children are designed, by nature, to play with other children independently of adults. Generally, the best place for them to play is outdoors, partly for the fresh air, vigorous exercise, the multitude of play opportunities, and exposure to nature that the outdoors provides; but also because, traditionally, that is the best place for children to get […]
- What a Powerful Voice!She’s the most difficult person to interview. So busy day and evening, there is no time for anything but the important work. And if you can pin her down, she is so humble she waves off talking about herself after only a sentence or two. But Khadijah Sabir is such a powerful, passionate voice for […]
- Gun Violence in South Outpaces Other Regions For Many ReasonsThe mother left and two teens were alone in the house. It took the 13-year-old son 10 minutes to find the gun. It was loaded and in a bottom dresser drawer covered by one piece of clothing. It might as well have been on the fireplace mantle. The 13-year-old shot his 14-year-old cousin in the […]
- Penn-Led Study Finds Childhood Trauma Has Lasting Effect on Brain Connectivity in Patients with DepressionPHILADELPHIA – A study led by Penn Medicine researchers found that childhood trauma is linked to abnormal connectivity in the brain in adults with major depressive disorder (MDD).The paper, published this week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), is the first data-driven study to show symptom-specific, system-level changes in brain network connectivity in MDD. […]
- Inside the Bruce Perry ShowDr. Bruce Perry uses humor to punctuate and bring relief to what is otherwise the most serious subject matter: how trauma interrupts human development. “I don’t mean to sound ungracious, but I hate the term ‘trauma-informed care,” Perry said, in his opening remarks for the Southern Texas Trauma-Informed Care Conference, which was held this month in […]