Early moments matter for every child

What’s the most important thing children have? It’s their brains.

On 14 February 2011 in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, a Roma father kisses his daughter in Skopje.
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Highlights

What’s the most important thing children have? It’s their brains. And yet, we’re not caring for children’s brains the way we care for their bodies, especially in early childhood, when what we do – or fail to do – has an impact on children’s futures and the futures of their economies and their societies.

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