Blog: Why should we care about child development?

09 Jan 2015

Children feature significantly in current discussions around the Post -2015 Sustainable Development Goals. While this is an encouraging sign, if the resulting interventions are to be effective we need to expand the evidence base concerning the factors that promote and impede children’s development across developmental domains and functions, contexts and age groups.

Read more in a blog by Jo Boyden and Abhijeet Singh: What do we know about child development and why should we care? on the World Bank Let's Talk Development blog.