Holistic Child Development // Poverty is a major underlying cause behind human trafficking because it leaves people vulnerable to exploitation. This is how Compassion International is fighting for freedom.
Pope Francis addressed 300 participants in a meeting organized by the Foundation for Sustainable Development titled: “Environmental justice and climate change," yesterday. The event was attended by key figures in religion, politics, economic activity and various sectors of scientific research, as well as several international organizations and individuals involved in the fight against poverty.
Experiences from the earliest days of childhood play an important role in shaping the brain’s development. Sadly, traumatic episodes leave the deepest impressions, manifesting themselves in adulthood in health issues ranging from increased stress to substance abuse. Learn more about the lasting impact of childhood trauma on chronic adult disorders.