PRB Topic Feed: Children/ Youth/Topics/ChildrenYouth.aspxDay of Zero Tolerance to FGM in UgandaThe New Vision, Uganda's largest newspaper, marked International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting on Feb. 6, 2009, with a four-page supplement to raise awareness of the practice in the country. 02/24/2009/Publications/Articles/2009/fgmuganda.aspx464e08d4-9afc-4a3e-a672-2764fa0a4e20Minding the Gap in Alexandria, Egypt: Talking to Girls in Schools About Reproductive HealthThis working paper presents key findings of a recent study conducted by the Alexandria Regional Centre for Women's Health and Development in Egypt, highlighting gaps between female adolescents' needs for appropriate RH information and what they actually have access to, as expressed by the girls. 03/30/2012/Publications/Articles/2012/egypt-girls-schools-reproductive-health.aspxfe594984-b09e-4bb9-8ec7-cd3693bdfb13The Power of Young People: Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Policy Change After the International Conference on Family PlanningWith the goal of advancing and improving policies that impact young people and their sexual health, PRB co-sponsored an e-forum with the Interagency Youth Working Group, moderated by FHI360 and supported by USAID, Pathfinder, and the Youth Health and Rights Coalition. 03/04/2014/Publications/Articles/2014/youth-rights-family-planning.aspxf25071a5-3b40-4a2b-82e7-e6dd9fe458d1Mother-Daughter Communication About Sexual and Reproductive Health in Rural Areas of Alexandria, Egypt This PRB MENA working paper presents key findings from a study conducted in Egypt in the spring of 2011 on the frequency and quality of communication about sexual and reproductive health issues (SRH) between mothers and adolescent daughters.09/25/2012/Publications/Articles/2012/egypt-mother-daughter-sexualhealth.aspxe2dbb3b0-2fd4-4d47-bede-29e5cfdf28d8PopWire: Preschoolers With Working Moms Rely on Grandparent's CareThere were nearly 11.3 million children younger than 5 whose mothers were employed in 2005. Of those, nearly one-third counted on regular care by a grandparent during their mother's working hours (30 percent), according to tables recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau.03/15/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/popwiremarch2008.aspxbeb27525-b657-4815-bf59-f769971e56bfPRB Discuss Online: Growing Up in North America, How Are Children Faring Economically?Read a transcript of questions and answers about the economic well-being of children in Canada, the United States, and Mexico, and strategies for alleviating child poverty.10/29/2008/Publications/Articles/2008/discussionoct2008.aspxb75c61f9-6fdf-4a48-8100-de44068e50b1Child Mortality Rates Decline Steadily Across Much of the WorldAcross the globe, many countries have made significant progress in reducing child mortality.10/15/2014/Publications/Articles/2014/wpds-2014-child-mortality.aspx990222c4-c69c-4c0b-8852-8f966afaed52Human Capital Consequences of Teenage Childbearing in South AfricaThis PopPov research brief highlights the findings from recent studies on teenage childbearing in South Africa, in which analysts examined the causal relationships between teen fertility, educational attainment, and health outcomes in urban and rural regions in South Africa.04/20/2012/Publications/Articles/2012/poppov-teen-childbearing-southafrica.aspx92555473-bbc1-4f1c-a306-43524d61c05bPopWire: New U.S. Infant Mortality DataThe infant mortality rate in the United States, although down 10 percent since 1995, has not changed significantly this decade, according to data for 2004 released this month by the National Center for Health Statistics. 05/16/2007/Publications/Articles/2007/PopWireMay2007.aspx8ee481cf-d79a-466d-863b-c1b7efa2e1acPoverty Among Rural and Inner-City U.S. Children Higher Than AverageChild poverty is well above the national average in both large cities and rural areas of the United States, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. 02/01/2005/Publications/Articles/2005/PovertyAmongRuralandInnerCityUSChildrenHigherThanAverage.aspx7e5847ee-1a63-4a38-8a03-c89c396410c3