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18 Feb 2015 description

Leaders from around the world are All In to end the AIDS epidemic among adolescents

UNAIDS, UNICEF, UNFPA, WHO, PEPFAR, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the MTV Staying Alive Foundation and youth movements represented by PACT and Y+ join President Uhuru Kenyatta to launch All In, a new platform for action against the adolescent AIDS epidemic.

16 Feb 2015 description
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Ministry of Labour, ILO, UNICEF, Save the Children launch study on plight of working children on streets in Lebanon

BEIRUT, 16th February 2015 – A study launched today sheds light on the plight of working street-based children in Lebanon. The report, “Children Living and Working on the Streets in Lebanon: Profile and Magnitude”, is the first of its kind in Lebanon to assess the scope and characteristics of the increasingly visible phenomenon of one of the worst forms of child labour.

27 Jan 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

New study on child poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Two thirds of children in sub-Saharan Africa experience multiple deprivations

New UNICEF study provides extensive new data and analysis of multidimensional child poverty

22 Jan 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Poorest students receive up to 18 times less public education resources than the wealthiest, says UNICEF

UNICEF calls on governments, donors and the private sector not only to invest more, but also to invest more wisely in education

19 Jan 2015 description
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Adolescents twice as likely to be out of school as children of primary school age, say UNESCO and UNICEF

New report shows why ‘business as usual’ won’t lead to universal primary or secondary education

16 Jan 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

This paper has analyzed the citizenship provisions proposed by the Constituent Assembly from the children and women rights perspectives. It argues that the proposed gendered biased nature of the existing and proposed provisions on nationality and citizenship right in Nepal is unjustifiable. Because it perpetuates discrimination between men and women with the idea of reinforcing patriarchy in the background. It has recommended an urgency to redouble the efforts in making provisions to ensure gender equality and prevent the statelessness of the children in the new Constitution of Nepal.

31 Dec 2014 description

Exposure to conflict affects children in several ways, ranging from direct killings and injuries, to more subtle, yet persistent and irreversible effects on schooling, health, nutrition, future opportunities and well-being. Children’s educational attainment is particularly compromised by exposure to violence. Conflict-affected countries include over 20% of all children of primary school age, but account for around half of all out-of-school children of primary school age (UNESCO, 2011, 2013).

18 Dec 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

Executive summary

Just one year after ‘Super Typhoon’ Haiyan hit the Philippines, tremendous progress has been made. The speed and scale of the humanitarian and early recovery response were made possible by the generosity of donors, strong partnerships with the Government and the amazing resilience of the people of the Philippines. While UNICEF and our partners have made a strong start, there is a lot of work ahead to achieve the shared goal of restoring economic and social conditions to at least pre-typhoon levels, with a higher level of disaster resilience.

03 Dec 2014 description
  1. Background

The Afghanistan Nutrition Cluster was created in 2008 after the country adopted the IASC cluster system following recommendations by the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) when there global food price crisis led to increased food insecurity at household level in many vulnerable Afghan communities. The cluster system was established in order to strengthen humanitarian coordination and ensure a predictable and accountable response as part of the humanitarian reform.

25 Nov 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

Dans le cadre du 25e anniversaire de la Convention relative aux droits de l’enfant, cette édition de La Situation des enfants dans le monde appelle à une réflexion originale et audacieuse pour résoudre les problèmes séculaires qui affectent encore les enfants les plus défavorisés du monde.

25 Nov 2014 description
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Un informe de UNICEF afirma que la innovación puede impulsar el cambio para los niños más desfavorecidos

Al cumplirse el 25o aniversario de la Convención sobre los Derechos del Niño, el Estado Mundial de la Infancia presenta un programa de cambio

22 Nov 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

Over the past decade, the child-friendly schools (CFS) model has emerged as UNICEF’s signature means to advocate for and promote quality education for every girl and boy, particularly in fragile contexts. The main principles of CFS models are ‘child-centredness’, ‘democratic participation’, ‘inclusiveness’ and ‘protection’. The theme of ‘democratic participation’, which states that as rights holders, children and those who facilitate their rights should have a say in the form and substance of their education, has not been explored fully in the CFS model in conflict-affected contexts.

20 Nov 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

El tema de niñez migrante no acompañada y separada de su familia en Guatemala es complejo, triste y dramático. Por esta razón, UNICEF se congratula de la presente investigación que de forma gráfica, organizada y detallada explica las distintas violencias y dramas que las niñas y niños de Guatemala sufren para lograr reunirse de nuevo con sus familiares en EEUU, para encontrar oportunidades laborales y educativas o para huir de la violencia.

20 Nov 2014 description
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Innovation can drive change for most disadvantaged children - UNICEF Report

On the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, The State of the World’s Children report lays out an agenda for change

20 Nov 2014 description

Estudio UNICEF y CEPAL presenta balance en materia de Derechos de la infancia en América Latina

En el 25 Aniversario de la Convención sobre los Derechos del Niño

18 Nov 2014 description

Key messages

  • Over 40 percent of the population are food-insecure

  • Nearly half of the rural population and over one-quarter of the urban population are food-insecure

  • Food insecurity is reduced between 2011 and 2014

  • Food insecurity is greater in women-headed households

  • More than one in 10 children is acutely malnourished

  • Prevalence of global stunting fell between 2011 and 2014, but still remains at critical level