A synthesis of UNICEF’s Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office Evidence-to-Action research partnership with the University of Oxford and University of Cape Town from 2018 to 2023 was undertaken to identify common themes and generate new insights on: What common factors put adolescents, inclu
School meal programs, which provide students with meals, snacks, or take-home rations and serve as a safety net for vulnerable children worldwide, were severely disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Although disproportionately affected by HIV, adolescent girls and young women, particularly those living with HIV, are often the strongest advocates and leaders in the response.
This publication presents some examples in which recommendations from the SMC’s White Paper on Planet Friendly School Meals on transforming food systems by promoting healthy diets, sustainable agriculture, and economic equity are implemented in WFP.
In response to evidence of increasing political will, as well as emergence of promising practices in addressing the issue, the Global Working Group to end school-related gender-based violence hosted the 2023 learning Symposium in the Asia-Pacific region.
We analyze the prevalence of bullying in Germany during COVID-19, both as a real-life phenomenon (in-person bullying, or in our context: school bullying) and via social media and electronic communication tools (cyberbullying).
This report emphasizes the need for Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) that is inclusive of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities, and expressions (SOGIE) to promote safety and inclusion for all learners.
Preventing violence in and around school is a moral imperative. It is also essential to reap the benefits from education and ensure children’s well-being.
WFP has six decades of experience supporting school feeding and a trajectory of working with more than 100 countries to set up sustainable national school feeding programmes. This factsheet provides an overview on school feeding programmes and their impact.
We investigate mechanisms that influence the effects of parental HIV on the education of children. The study was conducted at Mashambanzou Care Trust in Harare, Zimbabwe. We sampled low-income HIV-positive and HIV-negative mothers who had a total of 71 children in their care.