Caribbean Hurricanes Regional Humanitarian Situation Report No.9

19 de March de 2018

In September 2017, category 5-hurricanes Irma and Maria caused devastation and extensive breakdown of essential services across several Caribbean countries, leaving at least 1.4 million people - including 357,000 children - in need of assistance. Nearly six months after, most of the affected children are back in school and have restored access to services -including UNICEF -supported water and sanitation ...

LIVES IN LIMBO

23 de February de 2018

When hundreds of thousands of terrifi ed Rohingya refugees began fl ooding onto the beaches and paddyfi elds of southern Bangladesh six months ago, it was the children -- who made up nearly sixty per cent of their number -- that caught many people’s attention. The babies carried in the arms of siblings little older than themselves; the frightened toddlers ...

GEOTECHNOLOGY: A TOOL FOR INNOVATION

4 de May de 2016

#### Nicaragua’s experience with child and youth participation Thanks to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the international treaty most widely ratified at the global level, children from Nicaragua and any other part of the world have the right to the right to express their views and be listened to (Article 12); to receive and impart information (Article ...

Progress for Children Beyond Averages: Learning from the MDGs (No. 11)

23 de June de 2015

This eleventh edition of Progress for Children is UNICEF’s final report on the child-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). It presents latest data that show while the MDGs helped drive tremendous advances in the lives of the world’s children, development efforts in the past 15 years failed to reach millions of the most disadvantaged. The report spotlights where the international community ...

Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene in Schools in Low Socio-Economic Regions in Nicaragua: A Cross-Sectional Survey

29 de May de 2015

Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WaSH) in schools contributes to better health and educational outcomes among school-aged children. In 2012, UNICEF Nicaragua and partners conducted a cross-sectional survey of WaSH in 526 schools in 12 low socio economic status municipalities in Nicaragua. The survey gathered information onschool characteristics; teacher and community participation; water and sanitation infrastructure; and hygiene education and habits. ...

State of World Mothers 2015

11 de May de 2015

The Urban Disadvantage: State of World Mothers 2015 (by Save the Children) In commemoration of Mother’s Day, Save the Children is publishing its 16th annual State of the World’s Mothers report with a special focus on our rapidly urbanizing world and the poorest mothers and children who must struggle to survive despite overall urban progress. Every day, 17,000 children die ...