Children are sanitation ambassadors in India

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Improving parenting at scale through existing health workers

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Harvard executive program on scaling early childhood programs

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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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Improving nutrition and parenting skills through social enterprise

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Helping cities make informed decisions on child abuse

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Submit your nomination for Dutch father of the year 2016

Published April 19, 2016

On the 17th of June the winner of the ‘father of the year award’ (Vaderdagtrofee) 2016 will be announced. Nominations are now being accepted and can be submitted until May … Read More

Humara Bachpan considered for the Hero Award

Published April 15, 2016

Humara Bachpan is a semi-finalist in the UN-supported One Billion Acts of Peace 2016 Hero Award. Online voting is open until May 12th, and you can see videos about Humara … Read More

Job opening: Consultant, Urban Planning for Children

Published April 14, 2016

The Bernard van Leer Foundation is currently seeking an urban development specialist with a good understanding of urban planning for children, and who has a well-established network in the international … Read More

World Bank report on early childhood interventions in developing countries

Published April 11, 2016

A new report by the World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group comprehensively explores the strength of links between early childhood interventions and outcomes in later life, looking at 55 impact evaluations … Read More

‘Where is Dad?’ – Interview with Renske Keizer, first Professor on Fatherhood

Published April 11, 2016

Renske Keizer (32, mother of three) will this week officially become the first Professor on Fatherhood in the world. Coming Friday she will formally inaugurate her Chair on Fatherhood at … Read More

Job opening: Early Childhood Development Specialist

Published March 30, 2016

The Bernard van Leer Foundation is currently looking for an Early Childhood Development Specialist for our Knowledge for Policy team. The Early Childhood Development Specialist will play a key role … Read More