“If we support parents during pregnancy and if we help women have a better lifestyle during pregnancy, with less stress, it should affect brain development, and their children should be better able to learn how to control their aggressive behaviour..." Prof. Richard Tremblay, Universities of Montreal and Dublin
Mobilizing the transformative power of early childhood development by building a global movement that values the role of young children and families as agents of change in peace building.
Prof. Rima Salah, Ph.D., Yale University, Former Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF
"Over one quarter of women of childbearing age report high levels of daily stress. This can become a health issue for pregnant women, as women who work in stressful or noisy environments are 70% more likely to go into early labour. " Vivette Glover, MA, PhD, DSc, Imperial College, London