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Claude Levi-Strauss

Claude Levi-Strauss was a French anthropologist. He was born to French Jewish parents in Brussels. He grew up in Paris. He came up with structural anthropology, which is the idea that people think about the world in terms of opposites - such as h ...

                                               

Karl Maramorosch

Karl Maramorosch was an Austrian-born American virologist, entomologist and plant pathologist. He was born in Vienna, and of Jewish descent. He got his Ph.D. at Columbia University. He made research on viruses, mycoplasmas, rickettsiae and other ...

                                               

Connie Sawyer

Connie Sawyer, born Rosie Cohen, was an American actress of Jewish descent. She was born in Pueblo, Colorado and grew up in Oakland, California. Sawyer was known for her roles in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Rockford Files, Hawaii Five-O, Dynas ...

                                               

Supercentenarian

A supercentenarian is someone who has lived to the age of 110 years or more, something achieved by only one in a thousand centenarians. A very small number of supercentenarians have lived to be 115. Early uses of the word meant a person well over ...

                                               

Jeanne Calment

Jeanne Louise Calment was a French supercentenarian. She was born in Arles. At the age of 122 years and 164 days, she is the verified oldest person ever, although her claimed age is disputed. She was active during her life, lived on her own until ...

                                               

Emma Morano

Emma Morano-Martinuzzi was an Italian supercentenarian. At the age of 117, she was the oldest living person in the world from 13 May 2016 until her death on 15 April 2017. She was the 5th oldest person in history at her death. She is the oldest p ...

                                               

Cecilia Seghizzi

Cecilia Seghizzi was an Italian composer, painter and teacher. Her music catalog includes more than 130 compositions, among which many are choral music. On 5 September 2018, she became a supercentenarian upon celebrating her 110th birthday. She d ...

                                               

Child abandonment

Child abandonment is when a parent leaves their child. There are many causes of child abandonment, including poverty or mental illness. In many countries, if a children are abandoned, they become orphans and live in an orphanage. They are raised ...

                                               

Child abuse

Child abuse is the abuse, mistreatment or hurt done by adults to children. It often means abuse done by a childs parents or another caregiver. Injuries to the skin like bruises are one of the signs of child abuse. Talking about these things and h ...

                                               

Child labour

Child labour means that children are forced to work like adults and take part in an economic activity. According to the ILO International Labour Organization the term is applied to people up to age thirteen, or seventeen in case of dangerous work ...

                                               

Child labour in Pakistan

Child labour is one of the major problems of Pakistan: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan estimated in the 1990s, that 11 million children were working in the country; half of them were under the age of ten. There are a number of laws which ...

                                               

Court Appointed Special Advocate

Court Appointed Special Advocates is an organization in the United States. CASA supports and promotes advocates for abused or neglected children which are appointed by courts of law. The purpose is to provide children with a safe and healthy livi ...

                                               

Trafficking of children

Trafficking of children is a form of human trafficking: Violence and threats are used to recruit them, or they are kidnapped. They are then trafficked. Trafficking children has several purposes: Forcing them to work this includes slavery, and deb ...

                                               

List of Indian child actors

This is a list of child actors from India. Movies and/or television series they appeared in are mentioned only if they were still a child at the time of filming. Current child actors under the age of eighteen are indicated by boldface.

                                               

Edith Gonzalez

Edith Gonzalez Fuentes was a Mexican actress and dancer. She started her career as a child actress. She went on to appear in nearly 40 telenovelas, including Si, mi amor, Bianca Vidal and Doña Barbara. She also starred in 18 movies. Her final act ...

                                               

Murder of Megan Kanka

Megan Nicole Kanka was an American child who was raped and murdered by her neighbor Jesse Timmendequas. It happened in Hamilton Township, Mercer County, New Jersey by a convicted sex offender, when she was seven years old. Timmendequas tricked Ka ...

                                               

Murder of Jessica Lunsford

Jessica Marie Lunsford was an American nine-year-old girl who was abducted from her home in Homosassa, Florida on February 24, 2005, then raped and murdered by 46-year-old John Couey, a known sex offender. The media covered the investigation and ...

                                               

Baby hatch

A baby hatch is a system where parents can leave infants for adoption anonymously. Such systems were in use since the Middle Ages. Baby hatches are usually installed at hospitals. There, mothers or fathers can put their newborn baby into the hatc ...

                                               

Benign neonatal seizures

Benign neonatal seizures are somewhat rare syndromes which cause seizures in newborn infants. A seizure is caused by problems in the electrical activity in the brain. One syndrome is Benign idiopathic neonatal seizures BINS and the other is Benig ...

                                               

Cradleboard

When children are infants, they need to be carried around a lot. Indigenous cultures in North America and throughout northern Scandinavia have come up with a structure they called Cradleboard. Cradleboards are baby-carriers that protect the baby. ...

                                               

Infant attachment

Infant attachment is a special bond first developed in infancy. It is the first relationship an infant has, usually with its mother or parents. Research on human babies by developmental psychologist Mary Ainsworth in the 1960s and 70s found that ...

                                               

Premature birth

Premature birth is when a baby is born before the normal end of pregnancy. In humans, a pregnancy normally lasts for about nine months. On average, a pregnancy lasts for 266 days. Babies who are born before 37 complete weeks of pregnancy calculat ...

                                               

Sudden infant death syndrome

Sudden infant death syndrome is the sudden and unexpected death of a human baby which is unexplained even after an autopsy and investigation. SIDS is sometimes referred to as cot death or crib death. The name is only applied to cases where the ba ...

                                               

Edward VI of England

Edward VI was King of England and Ireland, from 28 January 1547, until his death on 6 July 1553. Edward was the son of Henry VIII of England and Jane Seymour. His mother died 12 days after his birth. He became king at the age of 9 when his father ...

                                               

Adolescence

Adolescence is the time between being a child and a mature adult, that is the period of time during which a person grows into an adult, but are emotionally not mature. Adolescence in the English speaking world usually corresponds to the teenager ...

                                               

Boy

A boy is a young male human, either a child or teenager. Little boys still have the body of a child. It is not until they reach puberty that their bodies start to mature and they become a man. The word" boy” was used a long time ago in Anglo-Saxo ...

                                               

Child custody

Child custody and guardianship are legal terms which are sometimes used to describe the legal relationship between a parent and his or her child. It includes such things as the right of the parent to make decisions for the child, and the parents ...

                                               

Child soldier

A child soldier is a child that takes part to actively fight in a war. There is no official definition. The Coalition to stop the use of Child Soldiers says that no one less than 18 years old should be recruited by regular or auxiliary troops. Th ...

                                               

Latchkey kid

A latchkey kid is a child who returns after school to a house empty of parents. The childs parents are both working. This situation was first seen during the Second World War. Men where drafted into the armed forces, and many women were working i ...

                                               

Pacifier

A pacifier is an object that a baby sucks to comfort them. Sucking is a natural instinct for babies and it soothes them. It generally consists of a teat which is the part designed to be sucked made from either silicone a type of plastic or latex ...

                                               

Teenager

A teenager, or teen, is someone who is between 13 and 19 years old. The ages vary depending on each country. They are called teenagers because their age number ends with "teen". The word "teenager" is often associated with adolescence. Most neuro ...

                                               

Tweenager

On average, girls begin puberty at ages 10–11; boys at ages 11–12. Girls usually complete puberty by ages 15–17, while boys usually complete puberty by ages 16–17. The major landmark of puberty for females is menarche, the onset of menstruation, ...

                                               

Child prodigy

A child prodigy is a child who is very smart at an early age. They can do things that average people can only do when they are adults. Child prodigies are often musicians or mathematicians. A child prodigy does not always grow up to be a world-fa ...

                                               

Carl Friedrich Gauss

Carl Friedrich Gauss, Latin: Carolus Fridericus Gauss) was a famous mathematician from Gottingen, Germany. Gauss contributed to many areas of learning. Most of his work was about number theory and astronomy.

                                               

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was an Austrian composer, instrumentalist, and music teacher. His full baptised name was Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophillus Mozart. He was born in Salzburg, Austria, the youngest child of Leopold and Anna Maria M ...

                                               

List of A.N.T. Farm episodes

A.N.T. Farm is a Disney Channel original series that follows Chyna Parks and her two best friends Olive Doyle and Fletcher Quimby as they transition to a gifted program called "Advanced Natural Talents" at a local high school named Webster High. ...

                                               

ABC Kids (US)

ABC Kids was an American television programming block produced by ABC Productions and distributed by Buena Vista Television Group, a subsidiary of Disney Media Networks, which aired on ABC. It broadcasted several different children’s television s ...

                                               

The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius

The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius is an American computer animated television series. It was shown on the Nickelodeon television network until 2006 and currently on Nicktoons. It is a spinoff of the 2001 film, Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius ...

                                               

Anpanman

Anpanman is a Japanese childrens superhero picture book series. It was written by Takashi Yanase. It ran from 1973 until the authors death in 2013. Anpanman is one of the most popular anime series for young children. Anpanman is a superhero with ...

                                               

Baalveer Returns

Baalveer Returns is an Indian fantasy television series. It premiered on 10 September 2019 on SAB TV, and stars Dev Joshi, and Vansh Sayani in the titular lead role. It is a sequel of Baal Veer, which ran from 2012 to 2016. It is produced by Opti ...

                                               

Back at the Barnyard

In March 2008, Nick renewed Back at the Barnyard for a second season of 20 episodes and two holiday themed specials. The new season premiered on October 24, 2008, part of "Some Like It Snotty Week", which became the first 30-minute episode called ...

                                               

The Backyardigans

The Backyardigans is a Canadian-American animated musical TV series created by Janice Burgess aired on Nickelodeon from October 11, 2004 to July 12, 2013 in the United States.

                                               

Bear Behaving Badly

Bear Behaving Badly is a childrens comedy television programme. It is shown at 17:45 on Thursday evenings. It stars Barney Harewood and Nev the Bear both from the "ex" CBBC programme SMILE. It is produced by Darrall Macqueen Limited for CBBC. The ...

                                               

Beccas Bunch

Pedro voiced by Ben Stone Zelman is a fearful ondino bespectacled worm. Sylvia voiced by Susie Power is a pink fox. She carries a shoulder bag containing objects which her friends would sometimes use in their adventures. Russell voiced by Dylan M ...

                                               

Bella and the Bulldogs

Bella and the Bulldogs is an American sitcom airs on Nickelodeon. The series Premiered January 17, 2015. On March 4, 2015, Nickelodeon ordered a second season.

                                               

Blue Cow (cartoon)

Blue Cow is an animated blue cow made by Blue-Zoo. She was seen in the BBC childrens television series The Story Makers. The television series was mostly shown on CBeebies, but was previously shown on BBC Two. Blue Cow wonders what happens outsid ...

                                               

Bob the Builder

Bob the Builder is a British-American television program for children. It is broadcasted on the BBC and around the world. It was first broadcast on April 12, 1999. It is developed by Hit Entertainment for BBC Television. The show is about the lif ...

                                               

Bobbys World

Bobbys World is an American animated television series. It ran from 1990 to 1998 on FOX Kids. It was set in 1979 in California. It was about the life of Bobby Generic and his imagination on how he sees the world. The show was made by Canadian act ...

                                               

The Book Tower

The Book Tower is a British television series for children. It was produced by Yorkshire Television. The programme ran for 11 series from 3 January 1979 to 30 May 1989. It was first presented by Doctor Who star Tom Baker 1979–81. Each episode exp ...

                                               

Cory in the House

Cory in the House is a 2007 Disney Channel television series. The series is a spin off of Thats So Raven. It is about a boy named Cory Baxter who lives in the White House, the residence of the President of the United States. Cory lives in the Whi ...