Despite dramatic improvements in survival, nutrition, and education over recent decades, today's children face an uncertain future.
On Zero Discrimination Day and as part of the global movement for equality for women and girls, UNAIDS is highlighting seven areas where discrimination against women and girls persists, raising awareness and calling for change: 1) Equal participation in political life; 2) Human rights and laws th
The Fit for School (F4S) approach uses the school setting to support the institutionalization of health-promoting behaviour of children. This includes washing hands with soap, brushing teeth with fluoride toothpaste, daily cleaning of sanitary facilities, etc.
My Body, My Life, My World is UNFPA's new global strategy for adolescents and youth. It puts young people - their talents, hopes, perspectives and unique need - at the very centre of sustainable development.
Safe to Learn is a five-year initiative dedicated to ending violence in schools so children are free to learn and pursue their dreams.
This issue of the African Development Perspectives addresses sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in Africa, with the backdrop of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Programme of Action (PoA), signed by 179 governments twenty-five years ago, in 1994, in C
This report captures promising gendertransformative work taking place in politically and culturally conservative contexts, including programmes led by grassroots organisations.
Schools are an ideal setting for creating synergies to address malnutrition and contribute to sustainable development, in that they are able to impact education, health, food security and nutrition simultaneously through various access points and opportunities.
This document was produced as an input to the Policy Dialogue on “Bullying and Learning Nationally, Regionally and internationally”, organized by the Regional Centre for Educational Planning (RECP) and the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on 29-30 April 2019 in Sharjah, UAE.
Adolescent girls in the Dominican Republic are being denied their sexual and reproductive rights, including access to safe abortion.