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 ...

The State of the World’s Children 2015: Executive Summary

20 de November de 2014

### Reimagine the Future: Innovation for every child To mark the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, this edition of The State of the World’s Children calls for brave and fresh thinking to address age-old problems that still affect the world’s most disadvantaged children. The report is inspired by the work of innovators around the ...

A call for the enhanced engagement of children in the digital rights discourse

13 de October de 2014

This year, we celebrate the 25th anniversaries of two very different, but equally significant, events: the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by the United Nations General Assembly2 and the invention of the World Wide Web by Sir Tim Berners-Lee. The Convention made an extraordinary promise to children by setting out their civil, political, economic, social, ...

Children’s Rights in the Digital Age

13 de October de 2014

A growing body of evidence from across the world is also telling us that no matter where they are from, more and more children are relying on digital tools, platforms and services to learn, engage, participate, play, innovate, work or socialise. There are already countless examples of how – when harnessed appropriately – digital tools can help promote human development, ...