News Roundup April 30

  • How has Rwanda saved the lives of 590,000 children?
  • Spain has moved to raise the minimum legal age for marriage from 14 to 16
  • Bulgari is marking the Milan Expo by donating all proceeds from the sales of a special pendant and ring for the duration of the expo to Save the Children
  • A study by the University of Montreal has linked poverty and an unsafe school environment to childhood obesity
  • And another study from Duke University and the University of North Carolina has shown that orphaned boys are just as vulnerable to abuse as girls