Supporters Offer After-school Care For Children In Poverty

Supporters offer after-school care for children in poverty

Local municipalities and support groups are offering after-school care for children who are alone at home because their parents have to work long hours or at late at night due to low income.

The supporters help them build good habits such as washing their hands and doing household tasks, as children from poor households often lack knowledge of everyday hygiene or households chores.

Sony: Children Predict Tech Innovations For The Next 20 Years

Sony: Children predict tech innovations for the next 20 yearsFlying shoes may be just around the corner, as research released today by Sony Mobile reveals that 62% of children expect these by 2037, and 22% predicting that they could become a reality in just five years.
The research, conducted for Sony Mobile’s Xperia Touch projector, explores the vivid imagination of 6-12 year olds globally, comparing their fun and advanced expectations of the future to that of their parents.

Honda To Donate Funds For Every Of New Video Featuring Children And Asimo

Honda to Donate Funds for Every "Like" of New Video Featuring Children and ASIMO

Honda is inviting its fans on social media to help raise awareness and funds for the new Honda Center for Gait Analysis and Mobility Enhancement at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Honda said today that it will donate $1 for every "Like" or "Share" of a new video of young patients interacting with Honda's ASIMO, the world's most advanced humanoid robot, during a special appearance at the hospital. The video will be posted on Facebook: as well as Honda's CSR, YouTube and Twitter channels.

On June 20, 2017, Honda donated $1 million to establish the all-new Honda Center for Gait Analysis and Mobility Enhancement at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus. The Center will seek innovative ways to help young patients overcome conditions that limit mobility such as birth defects, disease or injury. The new center will also conduct spine motion analysis, sports performance programs and injury prevention programs. In addition, it will conduct extensive research in prosthetic and wheelchair development, with the mission of improving the mobility of all children.

Evacuated Fukushima Children Victims Of Bullying

Evacuated Fukushima children victims of bullyingAn NHK survey of former residents of Fukushima who fled the 2011 nuclear disaster has found that dozens of children were bullied at their new schools.
NHK joined hands with Waseda University and others to survey more than 9,500 households from the four municipalities in the prefecture near the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Osaka Children Join Abacus Event

Osaka children join abacus eventChildren in Osaka, western Japan, took part in a New Year abacus calculation event held at a shrine on Tuesday.
An association of abacus workshops in Osaka Prefecture holds the event every 3rd of January. About 1,000 elementary school and junior high school students joined this year.

Investigators Cooperate To Ease Burden On Abused Children During Questioning

Investigators cooperate to ease burden on abused children during questioningPolice, prosecutors and child consultation centers are working together to limit the burden on abused children when questioning them during investigations.

"Daddy hit me!" said a boy speaking to a prosecutor in a specialized room, with a rug laid on the floor so the boy could take off his shoes and relax. A female prosecutor sitting on a beige couch asked in a gentle voice, "What did it feel like?"

Sony: The Tomorrow Children Out Today On Ps4

Sony: The Tomorrow Children Out Today on PS4Comrades! I’m absolutely thrilled to announce that The Tomorrow Children launches today and everyone is welcome to jump into this strange neo-Soviet alternative future we’ve created!
The Tomorrow Children is a game quite unlike any other. It features elements of action, simulation, strategy, and social gaming all brought together in a unique alternate-reality, sandbox world.

Nissan Skills Foundation Reaches 12,000 Uk Children In 18 Months

Nissan Skills Foundation reaches 12,000 UK children in 18 monthsToday, the Nissan Skills Foundation welcomed its 12,000th child in a special event held at the carmaker’s Global Training Centre in Sunderland.
Year 6 pupils from Newbottle Primary Academy in Houghton-le-Spring were invited to take part in an inspiring Monozukuri Caravan activity aimed at offering children a unique insight into the world of manufacturing and engineering.

Poverty Rate Of Homes With Children Nears 14%

Poverty rate of homes with children nears 14%The percentage of child-rearing households living in poverty in Japan jumped 2.5-fold over a 20-year period to 13.8 percent in 2012, according to a study.
In that year, 1.46 million households with children 17 years old or younger were living below the standard for receiving welfare benefits, compared with around 700,000, or 5.4 percent, in 1992, the study by Kensaku Tomuro, an associate professor of social policy theory at Yamagata University, showed.

Minoo To Outfit Children With Bluetooth Trackers As Safety Measure

Minoo to outfit children with Bluetooth trackers as safety measureThe city government here will introduce a crime-prevention project this spring that will track the whereabouts of children via wireless technology.
Under the “Watch demonstration experiment,” the city’s estimated 11,000 elementary and junior high school students will carry small Bluetooth trackers so their locations can be pinpointed when they are away from home. The project will start in April.