The current generation of adolescents is the largest ever, with 1.2 billion people aged 10-19 years worldwide. They are at risk of inheriting a world blighted by climate change and scarred by covid-19.
The UNICEF Nutrition Strategy 2020–2030: Nutrition, for Every Child outlines UNICEF’s strategic intent to support national governments and partners in upholding children’s right to nutrition, and ending malnutrition in all its forms over the next decade.
Global school closures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic present an unprecedented risk to children’s education, protection and well-being. Teachers and other education staff are at the forefront ensuring children keep learning.
Children have the right to an education. Where schools are not being reopened all children must have access to learning through alternative means. As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves and countries start easing lockdowns, UNICEF called for schools to reopen.
This report presents the findings of the 2018 School Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (SWASH) Assessment survey.
As education systems around the world begin to reopen, schools must be prepared to mitigate and respond to gender-based violence in and around schools, and provide support for those children who have experienced violence in the context of school closures.
The 65 cards summarize key expert recommendations on nine questions (each question has between 5-10 cards) about COVID-19, its influence on our everyday lives – work, studying, relationships with closest ones, physical and mental health – and ways to adapt to this new reality.
This review aims to collate and present data and information on the nutritional status (over- and undernutrition and micronutrient deficiencies) and unhealthy dietary patterns and behaviours of children and adolescents (7-18 years) across the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region in order to assis
Globally, there are 370 million children receiving school meals every day. Coverage is least in low-income countries, where the need is greatest and where program costs are viewed as high in comparison with the benefits to public health alone.
The creation of Human Capital is dependent upon good health and education throughout the first 8,000 days of life, but there is currently under-investment in health and nutrition after the first 1,000 days.