Map of the Day: Where Girls Marry Younger Than Boys

Today's map of the day comes from Children's Chances.  It shows the differences in the minimum age to legally marry between boys and girls.  As you can see, there are dozens of countries in which girls are permitted to marry at a younger age than boys.

Wash Your Hands!

Yesterday was Global Hand Washing Day. Before you scoff at yet another "International _____ Day" consider this fact: diarrhea and respiratory tract infections are by far the biggest killer of children around the word.