This media content analysis examines the explicit and implicit messages, or “media frames,” embedded in the international news coverage of children’s issues, and analyzes the likely effects of exposure to these frames on the thinking of global decision-makers. The report finds that, when international news media discuss children’s issues, early child development is very rarely part of the discussion.
Where is Early Childhood Development on the International Child Advocacy Agenda?
This analysis of organizational communications explores patterns in the ways that international advocacy groups talk about children’s issues.
Finding a Place for Early Child Development in the Hierarchy of Needs
This report offers guidance on how to translate the science of early child development for the international development and policy community.
Taking the First Step: Using Metaphor to Open Space for the Science of Child Development in the Field of International Development
A new metaphor - the "multiplier effect" - can help us better explain how early childhood development can advance the goals of international development and aid.