Urban95 Challenge: Designing cities that support healthy child development

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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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Harvard executive program on scaling early childhood programs

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India's first smart and child friendly city

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Brazilian partner wins the 2016 Calouste Gulbenkian Prize

Published July 20, 2016

A partner of the Bernard van Leer Foundation, the Sustainable Amazonas Foundation, has won the 2016 Calouste Gulbenkian Prize. The prize, worth EUR 250,000, was set up to recognise defence… Read More

Blog: Interview with Gabriel Herrera Céspedes

Published July 20, 2016

In this interview on the Bernard van Leer Foundation blog, Gabriel Herrera Céspedes, 12-year old child advocate from INFANT, talks about his role in getting the law approved, the next… Read More

Blog: Winning the Hero Award

Published July 6, 2016

Read the newest post on the Bernard van Leer Foundation blog, written by Rupak Kumar Gouda, child leader from the Humara Bachpan Campaign. Read More

'Saving Brains' Research Links Breastfeeding and Early Play to Later Success

Published July 4, 2016

Canadian Government-funded “Saving Brains” research finds: Babies exclusively breastfed to six months old half as likely to have later conduct disorders; Enriched play/stimulation to age 2 creates brighter 4-year-olds. Read More

Blog: Time to Think Scale

Published June 30, 2016

Read the newest post on the Bernard van Leer Foundation blog about the Harvard Kennedy School executive education course on ‘Leading & Scaling Early Childhood Initiatives’, written by Elvira Thissen,… Read More

Early Childhood Matters: new look, new edition now available

Published June 23, 2016

The 2016 edition of the Bernard van Leer Foundation’s journal, Early Childhood Matters, was launched today by guest editor Joan Lombardi at the Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally… Read More