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Around the world, children hope for a healthier life yet go to bed hungry. Girls walk miles every day to retrieve clean water, and children dream of an opportunity to get an education. The Global Child gives a voice to vulnerable children, their challenges rights, equality and justice. Host David Kenneth Waldman inspires conversations of promise with a diverse range of experts from civil society and the UN. You’ll hear from educators, governmental officials and child advocates, talking about innovative ideas and solutions for positive social change. Whether you’re a parent or a policy maker, a youth, or an educator, active in children rights, or learning about it for the first time, listen and help us change the world.
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In our first interview with Honorable Dr Sam Agatre Okuonzi we discussed child welfare, health policy and systems, and the role of education for a robust health system. Honorable Dr Sam Agatre Okuonzi Member of Parliament, Uganda is a knowledgeable and experienced public health professional and has for about 20 years taught at university while practicing public health. He is … Read more about this episode...
“On July 19th, 2011, the United Nations (UN) passed a resolution urging governments across the globe to start measuring happiness and well-being “with a view to guiding public policy.” I am pleased to welcome back to The Global Child, to continue our conversation with Randy Taran, Founder, and Chief Happiness Officer of Project Happiness. Randy created WellBeingNOW TM a two … Read more about this episode...
“On July 19th, 2011, the United Nations (UN) passed a resolution urging governments across the globe to start measuring happiness and well-being “with a view to guiding public policy.” I am pleased to welcome back to The Global Child, Randy Taran, Founder, and Chief Happiness Officer of Project Happiness. Randy created WellBeingNOW TM a two day workshop designed to provide … Read more about this episode...
In an article from James Bernard Quilligan: Beyond State Capitalism The Commons Economy in our Lifetimes, Mr. Quilligan wrote “Our global economic system is now in grave crisis, threatening the entire planet, its institutions and species. A new kind of common wealth is needed to protect the assets of Earth, resolve our private and public debts, and create a global … Read more about this episode...
In an article from James Bernard Quilligan: Beyond State Capitalism The Commons Economy in our Lifetimes, Mr. Quilligan wrote “Our global economic system is now in grave crisis, threatening the entire planet, its institutions and species. A new kind of common wealth is needed to protect the assets of Earth, resolve our private and public debts, and create a global … Read more about this episode...
In the second part of our conversation with Dr. Olga Zbarskaya, she emphasized the importance of various creativity training’s for educators and other professionals and delves deeper to discuss the physiological mechanisms and limitations associated with creativity. Dr.Zbarskaya shares her vision on multiple issues related to creativity: stereotypes, mind predictions, self-determination, mind stimulation, patterns formation, paths to invention, creativity and … Read more about this episode...
I gave a speech in Uganda in 2004 where I first said that “children need education like a dam needs water in which to channel its energy” Children also require love, health, peace, and the freedom to be creative. Sara Gable of University of Missouri State Extension said that creativity is not a product you create but a process you … Read more about this episode...
What is the future you want to create for your children? How do you empower children to lead a healthier life? Do you understand the science in order to prevent health issues in your life? This show discusses the how to educate children, parents, and your neighborhood in order to keep children ‘Healthy and Smart’. Kids be Aware is a … Read more about this episode...
Our world needs to listen and learn of girls and mothers raped and then provide education and counseling, children who attend schools, with no desks, textbooks, literature books, internet access, or even developmentally appropriate educational resources. As individuals we need to speak up and speak out and volunteer to change the status quo. If you could volunteer your time to … Read more about this episode...
Tatiana Strelkoff author of The Changer which was her first published book. In her own words “I wrote it because I wanted my readers to experience nature and animals intimately. I wanted to help them commune with the animals in their lives, get on some sort of wavelength that fosters closer relationships because when we approach our animal friends like … Read more about this episode...
In 1972 I was a sophomore in college, 20 years old when I read Siddhartha by Herman Hesse. For the first time as a young adult I had an understanding and philosophy of life., Hesse wrote, “I learned that knowledge can be taught but wisdom cannot and therefore needs to be experienced” and In Chapter 9, the Ferryman, Siddhartha learning … Read more about this episode...
I am pleased to continue my conversation with our guest Randy Taran, Founder of Project Happiness. Randy’s vision: is that “though we can’t always control what happens in life, it’s good to know we can control how we deal with it. We can find ways to create the best life possible.” Randy believes that every person can learn ways … Read more about this episode...
Healthy Start: Improving nutrition for children. A conversation with Dr Marilyn K. Simon: President of the Board of Directors of Responsibility Inc. Educational development programs are unsuccessful when insufficient resources are invested in attending to children’s nutritional needs. Although education for children is a means to break the cycle of poverty, children living in poverty often lack access to proper … Read more about this episode...
It is the end of summer, 2013 and I learned that there are 5933 listeners in July for The Global Child. As host of The Global Child I wanted to present a show to all of listeners which is my way of saying thank you. I wrote How Teddy Bears Find Their Homes and Crystal Moonlight, and had them professionally … Read more about this episode...
The sexual exploitation of children is one of the most serious forms of child abuse in the United States. One documentary “What I have been through is not who I am” has given a voice to the exploited and forgotten children trapped by sex traffickers to lead a life of desperation. Join us as we talk with Carol … Read more about this episode...
The Center for Disability and Rehabilitation Uganda (CDR) vision is to strive for “a society with disability inclusive environment that upholds the rights of children/ persons with special needs” CDR exists to promote disability rehabilitation and protection of children /persons with special needs through research, information sharing, advocacy, capacity building and direct service delivery using Community Based Rehabilitation and Home … Read more about this episode...
The Center for Disability and Rehabilitation Uganda (CDR) vision is to strive for “a society with disability inclusive environment that upholds the rights of children/ persons with special needs” CDR exists to promote disability rehabilitation and protection of children /persons with special needs through research, information sharing, advocacy, capacity building and direct service delivery using Community Based Rehabilitation and Home … Read more about this episode...
Dr David Kenneth Waldman is an experienced educator who started out in 1976 as an elementary school teacher. In fact, one way or another I have been in education for 36 years and have worked; in schools, for the US Army, educational publishers and sold textbooks, hosted and produced my own radio show for the blind reading literature and interviewing … Read more about this episode...
Have you ever wondered just how many videos are there on YouTube? ComScore.com reported in 2009 Americans alone viewed a record 16.8 Billion Videos Online. Today, May 11, 2013 a search in Google with the Key Word You Tube had 9,570,000,000 hits. I can assume that there are hundreds of millions of videos not counting those that never get uploaded … Read more about this episode...
Monica Oliva has been interested in basic human rights, poverty, population control, sustainability, and scientific advancements since a very young age. With her father working in Central America for Agency for International Development, she learned first-hand and through travels that the only way to break the cycle of poverty would be through education. Her scholastic background is in Government and … Read more about this episode...
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