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"In my next life I want to be a boy"
October 20, 2016

"In my next life I want to be a boy"

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Author: Ragini Pasrichan, October 20 2016 - Why we chose “real people” instead of actors to feature in our Public Service Announcements (PSAs), TV adverts sharing simple solutions to prepare for cyclones, flooding and drought. “In my next life I ...

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 ...

Opportunities and Challenges for Health Communication in Health Disparities Settings
October 23, 2014

Opportunities and Challenges for Health Communication in Health Disparities ...

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"How can we build health communication and other capacity in disadvantaged settings?" This is one of the questions asked in this interview of Rafael Obregon, PhD and Benjamin Hickler, PhD, both involved with communication for development (C4D) ...

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 ...

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 ...

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."

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 ...

Experiences from the Field: HIV Prevention among Most at Risk Adolescents in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States
March 13, 2013

Experiences from the Field: HIV Prevention among Most at Risk Adolescents in ...

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"Concerted advocacy and action is needed from all partners to ensure that quality services are available to vulnerable and at-risk adolescents at national scale....Reforms must aim to expand and grant equitable access to services for all, ...

Here I Am: An Interview with Disabilities Activist Maria Emilia Riotorto
March 11, 2013

Here I Am: An Interview with Disabilities Activist Maria Emilia Riotorto

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This video focusing on the rights of adolescents with disabilities features Maria Emilia Riotorto, a member of the Association of Deaf People of Uruguay and a teacher of Uruguayan Sign Language. The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) spoke ...

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 ...

 Sports and Physical Education among Children and Adolescents in Jordan: Situation and Way Forward
February 26, 2013

Sports and Physical Education among Children and Adolescents in Jordan: ...

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This study on the adolescent sports programme "International Inspiration" in Jordan discusses its focus on using physical education (PE), sport, and play to provide better education for children and young people of all abilities in Jordan; to ...

International Inspiration
December 5, 2012

International Inspiration

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International Inspiration is the international legacy programme of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. It is a partnership between the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the British Council, and United Kingdom (UK) Sport that uses ...

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 ...

Missed: Polio Communications Quarterly Update
October 29, 2012

Missed: Polio Communications Quarterly Update

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"The past 18 months have seen the emergence of a powerful platform to collect and analyze social data, and the birth and subsequent growth of a network of skilled community mobilizers who contribute contextual evidence about the feelings, ...

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 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 ...

Nigeria: Addressing Communication Challenges
February 27, 2012

Nigeria: Addressing Communication Challenges

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This report from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) details polio communication strategies undertaken in Nigeria, the only polio-endemic country in Africa, as part of the effort to eradicate polio worldwide. As noted here, there is ...

Polio Free Torch Campaign
February 27, 2012

Polio Free Torch Campaign

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Launched on September 24 2011 in advance of the London, United Kingdom (UK) 2012 Olympic Games, the Polio Free Torch was an intensive 4-month media and event marketing strategy designed to mobilise wide support from a variety of stakeholders at ...

February 13, 2012

Traditions, Poverty and Community Dialogues for Safe Practices

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"[E]xcluded communities should be informed and sensitised to change their attitude, behaviours and practices which is necessary for their empowerment and change through innovative communication and social mobilization methods and strategies."

UNICEF Guide To Working With Parliaments
December 22, 2011

UNICEF Guide To Working With Parliaments

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has written this guide as an introduction to parliamentary practice. The guide seeks to provide key resources for effective parliamentary engagement and is designed to ensure the integration of ...

Communicating with Children: Principles and Practices to Nurture, Inspire, Excite, Educate and Heal
October 17, 2011

Communicating with Children: Principles and Practices to Nurture, Inspire, ...

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Consisting of a book and a website, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)'s Communicating with Children: Principles and Practices to Nurture, Inspire, Excite, Educate and Heal is designed to facilitate the process of learning about the ...

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 ...

Commitment to Children Audit (CCA)
August 30, 2011

Commitment to Children Audit (CCA)

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The Global Movement for Children (GMC) is leading a project to develop an outreach and advocacy tool to measure the level of commitment governments around the world have vis-à-vis children and rate them in a world ranking. This project, the ...

The Importance of Participatory Child-Centred Research for Climate Adaptation
June 8, 2011

The Importance of Participatory Child-Centred Research for Climate Adaptation

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This Institute of Development Studies (IDS) briefing reflects lessons on good practice for supporting and delivering child-centred research. It focuses on participatory action research (PAR) which nurtures two-way relationships between ...

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 ...

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

Theatre for Life: Health Information, Community Mobilisation and Child Rights - A Qualitative Evaluation
March 21, 2011

Theatre for Life: Health Information, Community Mobilisation and Child ...

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This 80-page document, written for United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Sudan by the Centre for the Arts in Development Communications (cdcArts), presents a qualitative evaluation of the Theatre fo

Young Scouts Add Voices to Curb Bird Flu in West Java
March 21, 2011

Young Scouts Add Voices to Curb Bird Flu in West Java

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More than 5,000 Indonesian boy and girl scouts have been trained to carry information on avian influenza to their home villages in the province of West Java. As part of a massive nationwide campaign in Indonesia begun in 2006, scouts recently ...

December 13, 2010

Children’s Right to Be Heard in Global Climate Change Negotiations

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This document from Plan International focuses on climate change and the possibilities of child-centred community action and contribution to national and international consultations. "Granted the opportunity to learn, to be informed, and to take ...

September 23, 2010

Opportunities and Challenges in Promoting Policy- and Practice-Relevant ...

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This paper analyses the linkages between knowledge and policy on child rights issues in order to supplement current understanding of these dynamics in the sector. The paper, published by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), was originally ...

February 7, 2010

UNICEF's Photo Pledge for Children's Rights Youth Award

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To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and Sony Corporation invite youth 12-18 years

India Polio Communication Update, July 2011
August 5, 2011

India Polio Communication Update, July 2011

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"Tracking and immunizing the nomadic population is now crucial for the polio eradication programme in India. Constantly on the move, they miss polio vaccination and routine immunization, and are at risk of not only getting polio but also ...

March 21, 2011

Right to Play

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Right To Play (RTP) is a humanitarian organisation using sport and play programmes to encourage the healthy physical, social, and emotional development of refugee children, former child combatants, an

Voices of Youth
March 21, 2011

Voices of Youth

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Launched in 1995, Voices of Youth (VOY) is an internet site that has been created by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in an effort to link children and adolescents in different countries to

December 7, 2007

Communicating for Human Rights

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From The Communication Initiative Network - where communication and media are central to social and economic development.

May 1, 2007

Giving Children a Voice in the Media

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The development of a media code of conduct in India is an effort led by The Concerned for Working Children (CWC) in response to concern about the sensationalist and exploitative presentation of childr

July 12, 2006

Integrating Children's Rights into Municipal Action: A Review of Progress ...

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This 23-page paper explores a range of case studies and examples of activities undertaken by local municipalities and their partners worldwide to attend to the issue of children's rights by making the

March 15, 2006

Children's Rights Versus Press Freedom: Who Wins?

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In this speech delivered by Lynn Geldof, UNICEF Regional Communication Adviser for Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE/CIS), it is argued that children's rights

January 12, 2006

Fair Play for Girls

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September 27, 2004

The Media and Children's Rights

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From the Preface Commissioned by UNICEF and based on the practical experience of working journalists, what follows is an attempt to assist media professionals and others to consider how th

April 5, 2004

Ensuring the Rights of Indigenous Children

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This issue of Innocenti Digest dedicates attention to four strategic areas where, according to the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, significant progress can be made in the realisation of the rights o

Implementation Handbook for the Convention on the Rights of the Child
August 28, 2003

Implementation Handbook for the Convention on the Rights of the Child

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The handbook from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is meant to be a tool for those involved in implementing the principles and provisions of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and realising the human rights of children. ...

June 17, 2003

Switzerland fails on children's rights

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In February 2003, UNICEF released the results of its survey of 13,000 Swiss children between the ages of 9 and 16. Conducted between January and March 2002, the survey found that 48% of participants f

November 24, 2002

Right to Know Initiative - UNICEF

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