Harvard executive programme on scaling early childhood programmes

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Advocating Paid Leave for New Dads

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Engaging Kids to Make São Paulo's Streets Safer

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Children are sanitation ambassadors in India

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Improving parenting at scale through existing health workers

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India's first smart and child friendly city

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Building Africa's first national pre-school system in Kenya

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News & Blogs

Job vacancy: BvLF is recruiting a new India Representative

Published April 26, 2017

The Bernard van Leer Foundation is recruiting a new Representative for India, to be the main point of contact for all partners in the country. Using the Foundation’s expertise, network… Read more

Bernard van Leer Foundation's Annual Report 2016 now available

Published April 6, 2017

For a comprehensive overview of our activities in 2016, including deep-dives into selected aspects of our work, download our latest annual report. As in previous years, the Annual Report 2016… Read more

Istanbul95 launches with new mapping initiative

Published April 4, 2017

The Bernard van Leer Foundation launched its Istanbul95 programme with a presentation hosted by the Marmara Municipalities Union of a new mapping exercise on young children in the city –… Read more

Dart’s early childhood course for journalists: resources and blog post

Published March 30, 2017

Earlier this month, Columbia University's Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma held a course on early childhood for journalists. You can read a blog about the course by the Foundation's… Read more

Speaking for the evidence: Dart's early childhood course for journalists

Published March 30, 2017

What if I told you about an exposure that scientists have determined makes you three times more likely to develop lung disease and cancers, four times more likely to experience… Read more

'Our voice, our strength’

Published March 23, 2017

An estimated 120,000 children in the Netherlands are victims of child abuse each year. Kim van Laar, born and raised in Amsterdam, was among those abused while growing up. She… Read more