Articles about Children’s Health
We are always exploring options for keeping children healthy. You can find articles and links relating to childhood wellness in developing countries in this section of our website. Click the links on the topics that interest you and share them with your friends. World’s Children has interns majoring in Public Health at Oregon State University. These dedicated individuals help us keep the Children’s Health section of our website relevant and accurate.
Links and Resources
The following are websites worth visiting and other resources we recommend to you.
For issues affecting women and girls
For issues affecting health and nutrition
China’s Lost Girls by National Geographic (free on Netflix)
The Human Experience
Lisa Ling’s Documentaries:“Who Cares about Girls?” and “Slave Girls of India”
Movies about India
Born into Brothels
Movies about Africa
Beat the Drum
Life, Above All
A Small Act
Movies about Guatemala
When the Mountains Tremble (a story of the armed conflict that affected the families of the children we sponsor)
Half the Sky by Nicholas Kristof (Now also an outstanding PBS Documentary)
From Outrage to Courage by Anne Firth Murray
Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder (about the work of Dr. Paul Farmer)
Jantsen’s Gift by Pam Cope
Books about India
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
For a list of articles by Nicholas Kristof visit: Click here.
Nicholas Kristof writes an article examing women’s role in leadership and the importance of educating young girls: Click here.