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Embark on a transformative journey with UNICEF as we challenge the norms of institutional care, advocating for a brighter future for over 450,000 children in Europe and Central Asia
UNICEF's flagship report for 2024 outlines the challenges children are likely to face globally, including increased exposure to violence, economic hardships, and geopolitical shifts. The report explores the potential impacts on child rights, well-being, and suggests pathways for reducing harm and fostering cooperation.
Dive into the latest UNICEF report uncovering a concerning rise in child poverty across wealthy nations. Discover key findings, the lasting impact of childhood poverty, and actionable policy recommendations to secure a brighter future for children.
In a recent revelation, UNICEF's Global Snapshot on Children with HIV and AIDS sheds light on the persistent challenges faced by adolescent girls in the battle against HIV. Released just before World AIDS Day, the report unveils startling statistics, indicating that nearly 98,000 adolescent girls aged 10-19 contracted HIV in 2022, translating to a staggering 1,900 new infections each week.
UNICEF has reported that half of all children in Europe and Central Asia, totalling 92 million, are exposed to high heat wave frequency, posing serious risks to their health and education. This is double the global average of 1 in 4 children exposed to high heat wave frequency. The region must urgently invest in mitigation and adaptation measures to protect children from the adverse effects of climate change.
A new report by UNICEF and WHO highlights the gender disparities in water and sanitation, revealing that women and girls are disproportionately affected by the global water crisis. Discover the findings that shed light on the challenges faced by women and girls in accessing clean water, sanitation facilities, and hygiene, and the need for urgent action to address these inequalities.
Despite the increasing efforts to improve immunization coverage, there has been limited progress in reducing the number of children who do not receive any vaccines, commonly referred to as "zero-dose children." This challenge highlights the ongoing need to reach every child with life-saving vaccines.
Investing in nurturing care, particularly in the most impoverished and fragile countries, is an urgent priority, as the early years of a child's life offer invaluable opportunities to enhance lifelong health, nutrition, and well-being. The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF emphasize this need in their recent progress report.