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Uprooted: The Growing Crisis for Refugee and Migrant Children
September 14, 2016

Uprooted: The Growing Crisis for Refugee and Migrant Children

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This "UNICEF report finds nearly 50 million children have migrated across borders or been forcibly displaced; more than half of these have fled violence and insecurity." The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has gathered global data about ...

Social Mobilisation, Advocacy and Communication for Nutrition
August 28, 2015

Social Mobilisation, Advocacy and Communication for Nutrition

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"Social mobilization, advocacy and communications is a growing priority for SUN countries and increasingly seen as an integral part of the national nutrition strategy.  Countries are at very different stages and employing a variety of ...

Childhood and Media
May 22, 2015

Childhood and Media

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From Save the Children and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), this guide for journalists and media professionals in Valencia, Spain, is based upon a study, among communication professionals from TV, radio, periodicals, and daily ...

Children's Media: An Unfinished Theme
May 22, 2015

Children's Media: An Unfinished Theme

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  In this study from Spain, researchers sought to fill a gap in the literature on initiatives of child and youth participation in the production of media content at the municipal level in Spain. This recommendation of the Committee on 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 ...

Ratify OP3 CRC
April 16, 2014

Ratify OP3 CRC

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"Children will now be able to join the ranks of other rights-holders who are empowered to bring their complaints about human rights violations before an international body."  

The State of the World’s Children in Numbers: Every Child Counts:  Revealing Disparities, Advancing Children’s Rights
March 27, 2014

The State of the World’s Children in Numbers: Every Child Counts: Revealing ...

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"Data do not, of themselves, change the world. They make change possible - by identifying needs, supporting advocacy, and gauging progress. What matters most is that decision-makers use the data to make positive change, and that the data are ...

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 ...

Child Social and Financial Education
September 9, 2013

Child Social and Financial Education

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"Promoting financial education and a positive financial culture in children and youth is essential to ensuring a financially literate population capable of making informed decisions."

Children's Rights and Business Principles
September 9, 2013

Children's Rights and Business Principles

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"While the business and human rights agenda has evolved significantly in recent years, a child rights perspective has not yet been explicitly addressed."

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 ...

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 ...

Asia-Pacific Child Rights Award
April 3, 2013

Asia-Pacific Child Rights Award

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The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU), CASBAA, and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) seek Asia-Pacific broadcasters and producers to submit entries for the Asia-Pacific Child Rights Award. The Award, launched in 2001, is given each ...

Informal Justice Systems: Charting a Course for Human Rights-Based Engagement
March 25, 2013

Informal Justice Systems: Charting a Course for Human Rights-Based Engagement

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This study seeks to identify how engagement with informal justice systems (IJS) can build greater respect and protection for human rights. It highlights the considerations that development partners should have when assessing whether to implement ...

Rwandan Youth Speak out for Inclusion and Protection
March 11, 2013

Rwandan Youth Speak out for Inclusion and Protection

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This video from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) details the strategies and outcomes behind the participation of vulnerable children and youth in Rwanda's 7th National Children's Summit, which is described here as an important step ...

Children on the Move
February 25, 2013

Children on the Move

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Global Working Group on Children on the Move (GWG COM) was formed after the International Conference on Protecting and Supporting Children on the Move in Barcelona, Spain, in 2010 to follow up on the issue of child and adolescent migration and ...

Framework for Action for Together for Girls
February 25, 2013

Framework for Action for Together for Girls

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The objective of the Together for Girls partnership is to work with governments, civil society, and the private sector to build on existing platforms and programmes to eliminate sexual violence against girls. This framework is set out to offer ...

Together for Girls: Sexual Violence Fact Sheet
February 25, 2013

Together for Girls: Sexual Violence Fact Sheet

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This fact sheet was assembled to support the Together for Girls Framework for Action (See Related Summaries below), intended to provide evidence in facts and figures on sexual violence against children, particularly girls. In addition to these ...

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).

The UNICEF Child Protection Focus
February 8, 2013

The UNICEF Child Protection Focus

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This United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) article presents a focus on early childhood attention, based on prevention and responses to violence, exploitation, and abuse, to ensure that children grow up in a safe environment with the necessary ...

Child Friendly Cities
February 8, 2013

Child Friendly Cities

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This United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)-driven initiative promotes the application by local entities of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) in their jurisdictions. Accross the globe, a Child Friendly City (CFC) is any local ...

Campaign to Eradicate Preventable Childhood Deaths - Video
February 8, 2013

Campaign to Eradicate Preventable Childhood Deaths - Video

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In this Latin American campaign public service announcement, soccer [football] star Lionel Messi, a United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Ambassador, makes an urgent call to intensify child survival efforts to save the lives of thousands of ...

Paquete de Recursos para la Supervivencia, Crecimiento y Desarrollo de la Primera Infancia (Packet of Resources for Survival, Growth, and Development in Early Childhood)
January 10, 2013

Paquete de Recursos para la Supervivencia, Crecimiento y Desarrollo de la ...

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This packet is a set of materials developed by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to assist other organisations and the governments of each country to place the issue of early childhood on the public agenda. The aim is to achieve ...

Early Childhood Rights Indicators: A Guide for Monitoring the Convention on the Rights of the Child
November 2, 2012

Early Childhood Rights Indicators: A Guide for Monitoring the Convention on ...

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"Working with representatives from UNICEF, the World Health Organization and other international partners, HELP has developed an Indicators Framework for monitoring rights in early childhood. This Framework is intended to assist the 193 signatory ...

Civil Society Guide to Working with UNICEF
November 2, 2012

Civil Society Guide to Working with UNICEF

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This guide was created to strengthen partnerships and build new forms of collaboration for realising the rights of children. It is intended for civil society organisations (CSOs) that have an interest in working with the United Nations Children's ...

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."

Children in Politics: A Collection of 11 Inspiring, Motivating and Suggestive Case Studies on Children's Engagement in Governance
July 10, 2012

Children in Politics: A Collection of 11 Inspiring, Motivating and ...

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"The majority of children want to be involved in decisions that affect them. They value opportunities to access information and to have their say. Children have different perspectives than adults and know their own situation best. Many children ...

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 ...

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 ...

Working Towards a Deeper Understanding of Digital Safety for Children and Young People in Developing Nations
December 15, 2011

Working Towards a Deeper Understanding of Digital Safety for Children and ...

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This study is intended to contribute to building a deeper understanding of children’s safety in a digital context in developing nations. As stated here: “The digital world brings many new opportunities and resources into the lives of young people ...

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, ...

South African Child Gauge 2010/2011
October 24, 2011

South African Child Gauge 2010/2011

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The South African Child Gauge provides an annual snapshot of the status of South Africa's children. It is published by the Children's Institute, University of Cape Town, to track South Africa's progress towards realising children’s rights. The ...

PRIX JEUNESSE WATCHwords Winter 2010
June 23, 2011

PRIX JEUNESSE WATCHwords Winter 2010

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This newsletter from the PRIX JEUNESSE Foundation describes the Foundation's Suitcase project, which is an offshoot of its bi-annual festival promoting quality in children's and youth television worldwide. The Suitcase models the spirit and ...

The State of the World’s Children 2011: Adolescence - An Age of Opportunity
June 10, 2011

The State of the World’s Children 2011: Adolescence - An Age of Opportunity

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According to the Executive Summary of this annual report from the United Nations Children s Fund (UNICEF): "The report examines the challenges girls and boys face as they enter the second decade of life, outlining not only the risks and ...

Birth Registration in Emergencies: A Review of Best Practices in Humanitarian Action
September 20, 2014

Birth Registration in Emergencies: A Review of Best Practices in ...

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"Birth registration as part of a functional CRVS [civil registration and vital statistics] system can help build a protective environment for children in many ways....Articles 7 and 8 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child ...

Soccer Aid
March 21, 2011

Soccer Aid

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Coast-to-Coast Polio Drive
March 21, 2011

Coast-to-Coast Polio Drive

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October 5, 2005

2015: Where Will We Be?

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Launched in 2003 by the BBC World Service Trust, the global project "2015: Where Will We Be?" uses information and communication technologies (ICTs) and other interactive means of exchange to explore

Assisting Children Everywhere (ACE)
August 24, 2005

Assisting Children Everywhere (ACE)

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In March 2005, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Association of Professional Tennis Players (ATP), the governing body of the men's professional tennis circuit in the United States (US), engaged in a global partnership aimed at ...

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