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A Bra Company Succeeds by Reclaiming the Innocence of Adolescence

Yellowberry teen underwear entrepreneur Megan Grassell's sucess lies in her willingness to ask  "What's the Hurry to grow up so fast?"

The Innocence Revolution: A Global Day to End Child Sexual Abuse

From InnocenceRevolution.net:

 

Child sexual abuse spans the globe and, as an international society, our silence allows predators to violate and defile children in all countries.   Violated children turn to drugs, alcohol, violence, and other self-destructive behaviors.

World Orphan Week

Every 2.2 seconds a child loses a parent somewhere in the world. Though a shocking statistic, living without one or both parents is nonetheless a sad reality for millions of children.

World Pneumonia Day

From Worldpneumoniaday.org:

Established in 2009, World Pneumonia Day is marked every year on November 12th to:

The Global Coalition Against Child Pneumonia provides leadership for World Pneumonia Day and is comprised of over 140 NGOs, academic institutions, government agencies and foundations.

Pneumonia is one of the most solvable problems in global health and yet a child dies from the infection every 20 seconds. Together we can ensure the fight against pneumonia is won.

Prematurity Awareness Month

From MarchofDimes.com

  • In the United States, 1 in 8 babies is born prematurely.
  • Worldwide, 15 million babies are born too soon each year.
  • We’re working to address the crisis at home and abroad.

 

November is Prematurity Awareness Month® and when the March of Dimes focuses the nation’s attention on

World Prematurity Day

From MarchofDimes.com:

Honor the million babies worldwide who died this year because they were born too soon, and the 12 million more who struggle to survive. November 17 is World Prematurity Day and when we focus everyone’s attention on the serious problem of premature birth. World Prematurity Day is the highlight of Prematurity Awareness Month.

Child Nutrition Virtual Town Hall

Join special guest Sam Kass, White House Assistant Chef and the Senior Policy Advisor for Healthy Food Initiatives, for a discussion about child hunger and childhood obesity.