Category: Challenges

  • lead exposure

    lead exposure

    Exposure to lead can seriously harm a child’s health, including damage to the brain and nervous system, slowed growth and development, learning

  • air pollution

    air pollution

    If your child breathes in high levels of air pollution over a long period of time, they might be at risk of: their lungs not working as well as they grow […]

  • poor quality housing

    poor quality housing

    Poor living conditions can also prevent children from engaging in playful and social activities, which are beneficial to their cognitive, social, and emotional well-being.

  • climate change

    climate change

    Climate change threatens the ability of families and communities to provide safe housing, nutritious food, high-quality medical care and learning opportunities