Blog

Read the selected insights, thoughts and experiences of our staff and partners.

Influencing politicians to focus on young children

Published January 21, 2012

Ollanta Humala's election July 2011 as the new president of Peru represents the latest step forward in a BvLF-backed campaign to improve opportunities for Peru's youngest citizens. Over the last… Read more

Is it a kite, is it a toy, is it a compass…

Published January 14, 2012

Is it a kite, is it a toy, is it a compass… It’s the new logo of the Bernard van Leer Foundation. During the course of 2011 the Bernard van… Read more

Village of San Andres, Iquitos, Peru

Published January 7, 2012

Nysha who lives in the village of San Andres frequently takes her bait and tackle and goes fishing next to the river. It is dangerous work since the riverfront is… Read more

Strengthening BvLF’s partnership with the Voices of Africa Media Foundation (VOAMF)

Published January 6, 2012

Strengthening BvLF’s partnership with the Voices of Africa Media Foundation (VOAMF). A workshop at BvLF on 17 June brought together three young journalists from Ghana, Kenya and Tanzania escorted by… Read more

Encouraging the Media to take young children seriously

Published July 27, 2011

Lessons for the BvLF from the Global Media Forum (BONN, June 2011). Highlights of this report: Young children were everywhere at the recently concluded World Global Forum in Bonn (20-22… Read more

From Cascais with blog

Published May 26, 2011

In a beautiful venue with a view to the Atlantic Ocean, the first pre-conference session of the EFC meeting turned out to be a good way to get into the… Read more