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The latest news about the Bernard van Leer Foundation, our partners and the issues we work on.

Blog: The Early Childhood Workforce Gains Global Attention

Published May 24, 2016
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Read the newest post on the Bernard van Leer Foundation blog, written by our Senior Advisor Joan Lombardi (written for… Read More

Humara Bachpan wins the 2016 Hero Award for Best Youth Act

Published May 20, 2016
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Foundation partner Humara Bachpan has won the 2016 Hero Award for Best Youth Act. The Hero Awards are an initiative… Read More

Official launch documentary ‘The Beginning of Life’

Published May 11, 2016
Documentary 'The Beginning of Life' - Bernard van Leer Foundation

The Beginning of Life documents the lives of young children and their families across the world to help shine a… Read More

Submit your nomination for Dutch father of the year 2016

Published April 19, 2016
Submit your nomination for Dutch father of the year 2016 - Bernard van Leer Foundation

On the 17th of June the winner of the ‘father of the year award’ (Vaderdagtrofee) 2016 will be announced. Nominations… Read More

Humara Bachpan considered for the Hero Award

Published April 15, 2016
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Humara Bachpan is a semi-finalist in the UN-supported One Billion Acts of Peace 2016 Hero Award. Online voting is open… Read More

World Bank report on early childhood interventions in developing countries

Published April 11, 2016
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A new report by the World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group comprehensively explores the strength of links between early childhood interventions… Read More

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

Published April 11, 2016
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Renske Keizer (32, mother of three) will this week officially become the first Professor on Fatherhood in the world. Coming… Read More

Launch of MenCare Parental Leave Platform

Published March 24, 2016
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The MenCare campaign has launched the MenCare Parental Leave Platform, a ten-point plan calling on governments and employers to improve… Read More

Joan Lombardi wins Blanche F. Ittleson Award

Published March 22, 2016
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The Bernard van Leer Foundation's Senior Advisor, Joan Lombardi, has won the 2016 Blanche F. Ittleson Award from the American… Read More

Now available: Report on the state of young children in Israel

Published March 21, 2016
The State of Young Children in Israel 2015

Now available to download in pdf, The State of Young Children in Israel 2015 is a new report commissioned by… Read More