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10 Feb 2016 description
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La malnutrición aguda grave afecta a más de 17 millones de niños y niñas en todo el mundo. A pesar de los notables progresos alcanzados en los últimos años, en 2013 aproximadamente 2,9 millones de niños de 65 países tuvieron acceso a tratamiento, cifra que representa tan sólo el 17% de los niños del mundo que lo necesita.

04 Feb 2016 description

CTJ-UNICEF Panel: Education as Crucial Tool for Peace

On January 21, ICTJ and UNICEF held a special event to launch an important new report on the links between education and transitional justice. The launch was accompanied by a panel discussion moderated by ICTJ President David Tolbert.

22 Jan 2016 description

This case study is one of six case studies produced through a year-long collaboration in 2015 between ENN and the Global Nutrition Cluster (GNC) to capture and disseminate knowledge aboutthe Nutrition Cluster experiences of responding to Level 2 and Level 3 emergencies. They each provide very rich insights into the achievements of the cluster approach and the challenges of working in complex environments. The findings and recommendations documented in this case study are those of the authors.

15 Dec 2015 description


L’analyse de la situation des femmes et des enfants (SITAN) en République démocratique du Congo (RDC) s’étend sur la période 2014-2016 et vise à documenter les progrès obtenus et les défis à relever dans ce domaine.

07 Dec 2015 description
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Theory of Change - English version

A framework for how economic strengthening can mitigate girls’ risk of gender-based violence, outlining promising practices from both humanitarian and development contexts.

Little is known about the economic dimension of girls’ GBV risk, despite the clear relationship between economic insecurity and some forms of GBV, and despite girls themselves consistently identifying livelihoods as a top priority. These resources show how economic strengthening can achieve change, and how lessons from the development sector intersect with knowledge from humanitarian contexts.

03 Dec 2015 description

This publication has been jointly authored by Child Health Division, Department of Health Services, UNICEF and WHO. It captures a comprehensive process of Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) introduction in Nepal. In September 2014, Nepal introduced one dose of Inactivated Poliomyelitis Vaccine (IPV) at 14 weeks of age into its national routine immunization schedule. In doing so, Nepal became the first country in South Asia - and the first GAVI-supported country in the world to do so.

01 Dec 2015 description

Children Account for 20% of Maritime Arrivals to Europe in 2015: IOM and UNICEF

Germany - A new data brief produced by IOM’s Global Migration Data Analysis Centre and UNICEF shows that children make up at least one in five of the 870,000 refugees and migrants who have crossed the Mediterranean Sea so far this year.

27 Nov 2015 description
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JOHANNESBURG/NEW YORK, 27 November 2015 – The number of adolescent deaths from AIDS has tripled over the last 15 years, according to new data released today by UNICEF.

AIDS is the number one cause of death among adolescents in Africa and the second leading cause of death among adolescents globally. Among HIV-affected populations, adolescents are the only group for which the mortality figures are not decreasing.

In sub-Saharan Africa, the region with the highest prevalence, girls are vastly more affected, accounting for 7 in 10 new infections among 15-19 year olds.

26 Nov 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Child brides in Africa could more than double to 310 million by 2050 - UNICEF

NEW YORK/LUSAKA, Zambia, 26 November 2015 – If current levels persist, the total number of child brides in Africa will rise from 125 million to 310 million by 2050, according to a UNICEF report released at the African Union Girls Summit in Lusaka, Zambia, today.

25 Nov 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

L’engagement de l’UNICEF en faveur de l’équité - donner une chance équitable à chaque enfant, partout, et notamment aux plus défavorisés – repose sur la conviction qu’il s’agit d’un principe juste et sur la preuve que cela fonctionne en pratique. Ce rapport démontre qu’il est nécessaire de combler les inégalités persistantes en matière d’équité, parce que le cycle des inégalités n’est ni inévitable ni insurmontable et parce que le coût de l’inaction est trop élevé.

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Le programme pour l’équité

24 Nov 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Children will bear the brunt of climate change: UNICEF

More than half a billion children live in areas with extremely high flood occurrence, 160 million live in high drought severity areas

NEW YORK/GENEVA, 24 November 2015 – More than half a billion children live in areas with extremely high flood occurrence and 160 million in high drought severity zones, leaving them highly exposed to the impacts of climate change, UNICEF said in a report released ahead of the 21st United Nations climate change conference, known as COP21.

23 Nov 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Sistemas educativos en América Latina y el Caribe no se adaptan al cambio ni logran la inclusión de los niños, niñas y adolescentes

UNICEF presenta estudio sobre aprendizaje

20 Nov 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Universal Children's Day: Give children on the move a fair chance

Inequity, violence and rights abuses are driving forces behind the refugee and migrant crisis in Europe

GENEVA / BELGRADE, 20 November 2015 – Nearly 14 million children and adolescents in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan face war, conflict and injustices every day, fuelling the current refugee and migrant crisis in Europe.

19 Nov 2015 description

UNICEF: Without toilets, childhood is even riskier due to malnutrition

NEW YORK, 19 November 2015– Lack of access to toilets is endangering millions of the world’s poorest children, UNICEF said today, pointing to emerging evidence of links between inadequate sanitation and malnutrition.

11 Nov 2015 description
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Maternal deaths fell 44% since 1990 – UN

Report from WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group and the United Nations Population Division highlights progress

GENEVA/NEW YORK, 12 November 2015 – Maternal mortality has fallen by 44% since 1990, United Nations agencies and the World Bank Group reported today.

10 Nov 2015 description
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Children’s lives at stake as El Niño strengthens: UNICEF

NEW YORK/GENEVA, 10 November 2015 – An estimated 11 million children are at risk from hunger, disease and lack of water in eastern and southern Africa as a result of a strengthening El Niño, which is also causing droughts and floods in parts of Asia, the Pacific and Latin America, UNICEF warned on Tuesday.

04 Nov 2015 description

La survenance de la maladie à virus Ebola (MVE) s´est avérée être un choc sans précédent pour la population guinéenne. Entre mars 2014, date de la déclaration officielle de l´épidémie et le 31 août 2015, le nombre de cas de MVE confirmés s´établit à 3.337, dont 52,4% sont des femmes.