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Our School and Girls Education South Sudan (GESS)
September 4, 2015

Our School and Girls Education South Sudan (GESS)

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"BBC Media Action’s radio programmes are part of Girls Education South Sudan [GESS], a major initiative designed to increase the number of girls enrolling in school and completing their education, as well as improving learning outcomes at both ...

Understanding Governance of Early Childhood Development and Education Systems and Services in Low-Income Countries
August 8, 2014

Understanding Governance of Early Childhood Development and Education ...

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From the abstract of this UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre working paper:  "This initial exploratory study examines the governance and finance of ECS [early childhood services] in three countries using an in-depth qualitative approach. The ...

UNICEF India's IEC eWarehouse
July 10, 2014

UNICEF India's IEC eWarehouse

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From the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) India, this repository of information, education, and communication (IEC) materials offers links to booklets, posters, books, toolkits, flash cards, documentaries, radio public service ...

Communication and education for peace in military-controlled South Sudan - Part II
May 19, 2014

Communication and education for peace in military-controlled South Sudan - ...

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Author: Kerida McDonald, UNICEF Senior Advisor, May 19 2014 - Juba, South Sudan - Without the luxury of coffee to start the first day of our mission in Mingkaman we joined the early morning community leaders meeting which provided a perfectly ...

Every Child Counts
February 20, 2014

Every Child Counts

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Author: Manuel Manrique Castro, from his column in El Mundo de Medellín - translation: Cynthia Selde, published February 12 2014, cross-posted February 20 2014:      For many years The State of the World’s Children report ...

Schools & Health Website
December 19, 2013

Schools & Health Website

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"Improving the way news and information on the health, nutrition and education of school-age children around the world is disseminated remains as vital as ever." Lesley Drake, Partnership for Child Development (PCD) The global school health and ...

Partnering with Religious Communities for Children
December 4, 2013

Partnering with Religious Communities for Children

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"Long before there was a UNICEF, faith communities were among the greatest advocates for the world’s neediest children, providing guidance, aid and comfort to millions of disadvantaged families. In fact, the Convention on the Rights of the Child ...

Sustainable Development Starts and Ends with Safe, Healthy, Well-Educated Children
August 22, 2013

Sustainable Development Starts and Ends with Safe, Healthy, Well-Educated ...

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"Children’s rights and well-being should remain at the centre of the post-2015 agenda...." Anthony Lake

The State of the World's Children 2013: Children with Disabilities
August 22, 2013

The State of the World's Children 2013: Children with Disabilities

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...[T]he inclusion of children with disabilities in society is possible - but it requires first a change of perception, a recognition that children with disabilities hold the same rights as others; that they can be agents of change and ...

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Guidance for School Health Programmes
August 13, 2013

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Guidance for School Health Programmes

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From the Focusing Resources on Effective School Health (FRESH) programme, these guidance documents on monitoring and evaluation (M&E), based on country-level feedback, including pilot testing in El Salvador, Ethiopia, Nepal, and the ...

Overcoming the Taboo: Advancing the Global Agenda for Menstrual Hygiene Management for Schoolgirls
August 9, 2013

Overcoming the Taboo: Advancing the Global Agenda for Menstrual Hygiene ...

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"Inadequate water AND sanitation facilities pose a major impediment to school-going girls during menstruation, compromising their ability to maintain proper hygiene and privacy. A growing focus on menstrual hygiene management (MHM) from ...

Shattered Lives: Challenges and Priorities for Syrian Children and Women in Jordan
August 6, 2013

Shattered Lives: Challenges and Priorities for Syrian Children and Women in ...

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"As of 4 June 2013, there are 470,573 Syrian refugees in Jordan. 53% are children under 18 years of age. The majority of Syrian refugees live in host communities in Jordan, mainly in the northern and central governorates. Approximately 120,000 ...

Going to Scale: Early Childhood Development in Latin America
February 12, 2013

Going to Scale: Early Childhood Development in Latin America

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This study is published by Institute for Reconstruction and International Security through Education (The RISE Institute).

Improving the Quality and Coverage of Early Childhood Education with Family Support
January 31, 2013

Improving the Quality and Coverage of Early Childhood Education with Family ...

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This is a United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) initiative for El Salvador that is part of the project titled: "The Family Is at the Forefront of Protecting Children", which works to strengthen parental responsibility and family skills for ...

Continuing Education in Disaster-Affected Schools in Bangladesh: An Evaluation of the Education in Emergencies Project
December 19, 2012

Continuing Education in Disaster-Affected Schools in Bangladesh: An ...

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"Beyond financial constraints, one of the primary reasons disaster risk reduction in education is overlooked is the limited knowledge about the significance of the problem."

Early Childhood Development and Disability: A Discussion Paper
October 3, 2012

Early Childhood Development and Disability: A Discussion Paper

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"If children with developmental delays or disabilities and their families are not provided with timely and appropriate early intervention, support and protection, their difficulties can become more severe - often leading to lifetime consequences, ...

The Bernard van Leer Foundation Annual Report 2011
July 27, 2012

The Bernard van Leer Foundation Annual Report 2011

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"In fact, while we can learn much from data gathering and analysis in the short term, we will not get a true picture of success until children with access to quality ECD [Early Childhood Development] have grown up and had children of their own."

The Bernard van Leer Foundation Annual Report 2010
July 26, 2012

The Bernard van Leer Foundation Annual Report 2010

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"The test of our worth will be our contribution to improving the lives of children, the societies that nurture and educate them, and the societies that these children, as adults, will eventually shape."

Preparing Teachers for Family Engagement
March 7, 2012

Preparing Teachers for Family Engagement

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This issue of the Family Involvement Network of Educators (FINE)'s Newsletter by Harvard Family Research Project (HFRP) explores new skills and knowledge teachers can develop to effectively engage families in the twenty-first century. The issue ...

The State of the World's Children 2012: Children in an Urban World
February 28, 2012

The State of the World's Children 2012: Children in an Urban World

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From the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), "The State of the World's Children 2012: Children in an Urban World" focuses mainly on those children in urban settings all over the world who face a particularly complex set of challenges to ...

February 14, 2012

Child Labour Abolition: Need for Holistic and Inclusive Approaches

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Posted on the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) intranet, this paper explores advocacy, social mobilisation, and behaviour change communication (BCC) strategies for abolishing child labour in India.

Boys and Girls in the Life Cycle: Sex-Disaggregated Data on a Selection of Well-Being Indicators, from Early Childhood to Young Adulthood
January 19, 2012

Boys and Girls in the Life Cycle: Sex-Disaggregated Data on a Selection of ...

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From the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), this compilation of a selection of sex-disaggregated statistics on children and young people in the developing world was prepared and published by the Statistics and Monitoring Section, Division ...

UNICEF Photography
November 14, 2011

UNICEF Photography

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Beginning with print publications, films, and exhibitions, photography, according to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), has played a crucial role in their work since the agency was founded in 1946. Now more than ever, the Internet, ...

Delaying Marriage for Girls in India: Formative Research to Design Interventions for Changing Norms
September 12, 2011

Delaying Marriage for Girls in India: Formative Research to Design ...

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This report examines the social norms surrounding child marriage, positive role models, community engagement, and government-led efforts to prevent the practice in the Indian states of Rajasthan and Bihar, which have some of the highest ...

Nicaragua Child-Friendly and Healthy School (CFHS) Initiative: A Case Study
May 19, 2011

Nicaragua Child-Friendly and Healthy School (CFHS) Initiative: A Case Study

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From the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), this case study examines the Child-Friendly and Healthy School (CFHS) Initiative, based on UNICEF and other partners' pledges to support Nicaragua in efforts to achieve Education For All (EFA), ...

UNICEF's Child-Friendly Schools in Thailand: A Case Study
March 25, 2011

UNICEF's Child-Friendly Schools in Thailand: A Case Study

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From the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), this case study examines both the Thailand Child-Friendly Schools Programme (TCFSP) and UNICEF's Child-Friendly School Initiative (CFSI). As detailed here, during the 1990s, Save the Children US ...

Mainstreaming Child-Friendly Schools in Sri Lanka: A Case Study
March 25, 2011

Mainstreaming Child-Friendly Schools in Sri Lanka: A Case Study

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From the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), this case study examines the child-friendly schools (CFS) approach in Sri Lanka - where, since 2002, UNICEF Sri Lanka has been working closely with th

Developing Child-Friendly Schools in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: A Case Study
March 25, 2011

Developing Child-Friendly Schools in the Former Yugoslav Republic of ...

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From the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), this case study examines the child-friendly schools (CFS) approach in Macedonia, where the Ministry of Education and Science (MoES) and UNICEF agreed

UNICEF's Child-Friendly Schools: Ethiopia Case Study
March 25, 2011

UNICEF's Child-Friendly Schools: Ethiopia Case Study

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From the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), this case study examines UNICEF Ethiopia's establishment, since 2007, of child-friendly schools (CFS) in Ethiopia, covering all 9 regional states and the 2 city administrations in the country. As ...

Child-Friendly Schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina: A Case Study
March 25, 2011

Child-Friendly Schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina: A Case Study

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From the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), this case study explores UNICEF Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH)'s child-friendly schools (CFS) project, which was initiated in 2002 to change the teachin

Child-Friendly Schools Case Study: China
March 25, 2011

Child-Friendly Schools Case Study: China

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From the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), this case study explores UNICEF China's child-friendly schools (CFS) project, which was initiated in 2001 in an effort to: expand inclusive education

Umuzi Photo Club
March 21, 2011

Umuzi Photo Club

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Launched in 2009, Umuzi (which is Zulu for village) is a photography club initiated by three young entrepreneurs from the fields of finance and consulting for primary and secondary school learners in Soweto and other developing communities around ...

Strengthening Community Participation in Early and Pre-school Bilingual Intercultural Education (APEDIBIMI)
March 25, 2011

Strengthening Community Participation in Early and Pre-school Bilingual ...

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This early and pre-school bilingual programme for girls and boys of the Maya Ixchil indigenous community has been developed in the department of El Quiché, Guatemala through community participation

Too Often in Silence: A Report on School-based Violence in West and Central Africa
March 25, 2011

Too Often in Silence: A Report on School-based Violence in West and Central ...

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This joint report by Plan, ActionAid, Save the Children Sweden, and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) looks at school-based violence, such as corporal punishment, sexual violence, and bullying, in West and Central Africa. Aimed at ...

World Cup in My Village
March 21, 2011

World Cup in My Village

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As part of the United Nation's Children's Fund (UNICEF) World Cup in My Village Project, initiated during the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup 2010 in South Africa, the Children's Radio Foundation and local ...

Anticipating the Future: Children and Young People’s Voices in Haiti’s Post Disaster Needs Assessment
March 21, 2011

Anticipating the Future: Children and Young People’s Voices in Haiti’s Post ...

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This document from Plan International presents key findings from a consultation process initiated by Plan, in partnership with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), with close to 1,000 children and youth throughout Haiti, to hear their ...

Research Report on Children with Disabilities and Their Families in Da Nang
March 21, 2011

Research Report on Children with Disabilities and Their Families in Da Nang

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This 46-page report details research carried out to shape an advocacy and communication strategy for a multi-sectoral, rights-based programme carried out by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

The Rights of Children with Disabilities in Viet Nam: Bringing Viet Nam's Laws into Compliance with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
March 21, 2011

The Rights of Children with Disabilities in Viet Nam: Bringing Viet Nam's ...

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This 54-page report, commissioned by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the government of Vietnam, aims to assist the government to bring its laws and policies into conformity with the ne

Most Significant Change Web Portal
March 21, 2011

Most Significant Change Web Portal

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In April 2010, the Communication for Development programme of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) India launched an

Promoting Quality Education for Orphans and Vulnerable Children: A Sourcebook of Programme Experiences in Eastern and Southern Africa
March 21, 2011

Promoting Quality Education for Orphans and Vulnerable Children: A ...

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This report, published by United Nations Girls' Education Initiative (UNGEI), documents 12 case studies in Kenya, Rwanda, Swaziland, Uganda, Tanzania, and Zambia that represent a wide range of approac

Programme Communication for Early Child Development
March 21, 2011

Programme Communication for Early Child Development

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This booklet from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) explains how principles of programme communication are part of a holistic approach to early child development (ECD).

Somali Girl's Education (ISPABE Project)
March 21, 2011

Somali Girl's Education (ISPABE Project)

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This 43-page report details a qualitative study that explored Somali parents' attitudes toward girls' education, as well as the cultural, economic, psychological, and logistical factors that still dissuade them from sending their daughters to ...

Goals for Girls
March 21, 2011

Goals for Girls

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Consultative Group on Early Childhood Care and Development (CGECCD)
March 21, 2011

Consultative Group on Early Childhood Care and Development (CGECCD)

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Established in 1984 by a small group of donor funding agencies, the Consultative Group on Early Childhood Care and Development (CGECCD) has grown into a global network engaging in ECCD-related awarene

Children and AIDS: Third Stocktaking Report, 2008
March 21, 2011

Children and AIDS: Third Stocktaking Report, 2008

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This report examines data on progress, emerging evidence, and current knowledge and practice for children as they relate to the ‘Four Ps’: preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV; providing paediatric HIV care and treatment; preventing ...

Malaria No More - Make Your Mark
March 21, 2011

Malaria No More - Make Your Mark

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Malaria No More is a United States (US)-based organisation that works to raise the profile of malaria among the public, policymakers, and businesses in that country, while engaging the private sector

Communication for Development for MDGs: UNICEF’s Global Overview
March 21, 2011

Communication for Development for MDGs: UNICEF’s Global Overview

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This presentation from the United Nations (UN) Children's Fund (UNICEF) focuses on the relationship of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the UNICEF mission of "A World Fit for Children". It lists the requirements for meeting the MDGs ...

Sawa
March 21, 2011

Sawa

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February 17, 2011

UNICEF'S Child-Friendly Schools: Uganda Case Study

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From the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), this case study examines UNICEF's role in the child-friendly schools (CFS) initiative in Uganda, a country where - in 1992 - nearly 50% of eligible pr

February 14, 2011

UNICEF's Child-Friendly Schools: Gambia Case Study

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From the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), this case study examines UNICEF's role in integrating child-friendly schools (CFS) into the government of Gambia's Girl-Friendly Schools Initiative (GFSI). "A measure of this initiative's success ...

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