If you want to know more about inequality in education around the world, then click on the following link:

WIDE (World Inequality Database on Education) is a very useful tool to explore all kinds of circumstances such as wealth, gender, ethnicity and location, which play an important role in shaping opportunities for education and life. The introduced tool gives you the opportunity to compare countries, groups within countries and overlapping disparities in the field of education.


Save the Children’s 15th annual State of the World’s Mothers report focuses on millions of women and children living in communities affected by conflict, fragility and natural disasters and their everyday struggle to survive. Read more:

The fourths Millennium Development Goal of a two-thirds reduction in child mortality by 2015 won’t be met. Over half of maternal and child death worldwide occur in crisis-affected places, still the majority of these deaths are preventable. Safe the Children examines the causes of maternal and child deaths in crisis settings and suggests urgent actions needed to support mothers who are raising the world’s future generations under some of the most difficult and horrific circumstances imaginable. 

State of the Worlds Mothers 2014.pdf


If you want to know more about what happens in our brains before birth and in the early years of our life, then read the following article: 

The 9 months before birth and early years of a child’s life are very important because the growth and development of the brain’s architecture and processes are vastly greater during this time than later. Read the following article to learn more about early childhood and early brain development, and how we can use this knowledge to design policies and  programs to invest in, and make a difference in the lives of all children. 

Developing Brains.pdf


When we invest wisely in children and families, the next generation will pay that back through a lifetime of productivity and responsible citizenship. To get to know more how this investment should look like, read the following article:

2007 the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University brought together several leading neuroscientists, development psychologists, pediatricians and economists to identify those aspects of development that are accepted broadly by the scientific community. The document presents their critical review of the existing literatures in their fields and a consensus about what we now know about development in the early childhood years.

Science-Early-Childhood-Development.pdf


There is a lot of ignorance about the term of ECCD (early childhood care and development). The following article puts away with 10 myths in regard of ECCD:

Myth 7 says that good parenting is a natural phenomenon and cannot be taught. As this is evidentially not the case, the Roger Federer Foundation supports a:primo's early childhood development programme "schritt:weise" for disadvantaged children in Switzerland. Around 30 socially disadvantaged families with a poor educational background obtain support. This will able them to promote language, motor and social skills of their children between ages one and five, offering them a good start into their school careers.