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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.

Websites

For issues affecting women and girls

http://worldpulse.com

thegirleffect.org

womenforwomen.org

globalfundforwomen.org

For issues affecting health and nutrition

http://theurbanfarmingguys.com/our-story

http://hesperian.org/books-and-resources/

partnersinhealth.org

www.wfp.org

Movies–General

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

Slumdog Millionaire

Gandhi

Movies about Africa

Invisible Children

Beat the Drum

Life, Above All

Yesterday

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)

Books–General

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

India Untouched

Behind the Beautiful Forevers

Newspaper Articles–General

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.