United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

  title={United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)},
  author={Tigran Nikoghosyan and Gayane Avanesyan},
The United Nations Children’s Fund’s (UNICEF) mandate is to advocate for the protection and promotion of the rights of children, to meet children’s basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. Its Medium Term Strategic Plan 2006–13 covers five focus areas: child survival and development; basic education and gender equality; HIV/AIDS and children; child protection; and policy advocacy and partnerships for children’s rights. In 2010 UNICEF’s income was US$3.7… 
IFMSA policy document-Children's Health and Rights
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • 2017
Fulfilling a child's right to health requires that all of the determinants of health be addressed and must also not be undermined by discrimination or child maltreatment, which contribute to a child’s vulnerability.
Strengthening child protection systems : evaluation of UNICEF strategies and programme performance Executive summary
This report presents the results of an evaluation of UNICEF strategies and programme performance in child protection systems-strengthening (CPSS) at the country, regional and global levels. Child
Social protection and children's rights in developing countries
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    Journal of International and Comparative Social Policy
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Children are one of the most vulnerable groups in almost any population because of their physical and emotional dependence on adults and social status. Their vulnerability is greater in many
Despite many achievements regarding child rights over the last 20 years, including improvements in many indicators such as the significant reduction in infant and child mortality; the more positive
Parental versus Government Guided Policies: A Comparison of Youth Outcomes in Cuba and the United States
Abstract This paper examines the outcomes of youth who live in Cuban and United States societies characterized by two distinct political systems. Although both societies claim to be child-centered,
The development of programme strategies for integration of HIV, food and nutrition activities in refugee settings.
This document discusses the process and findings of a joint effort to develop through multi-site field research in refugee communities in Africa a set of strategies for using food and nutrition-based interventions to support HIV prevention care treatment and support for people living with HIV.
Pathways to a more peaceful and sustainable world: The transformative power of children in families
An overview of selected ongoing international efforts that have been inspired by Edward Zigler's vision to improve programs and policies for young children and families in the United States is provided.
Faith-based orphan care: Addressing child-oriented goals and child rights in HIV/AIDS-affected communities
Human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) has had a profound effect on children and families in sub-Saharan Africa, increasing the need for effective support.
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Internationally, there is a growing trend for children and young people to participate in decisions affecting their lives (Bellamy 2002; Hart 1997). The active participation of children and young
Priorities for early childhood development in low-income countries.
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  • Medicine
    Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP
  • 2011
A review of current ECD approaches in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia shows that concerted multidisciplinary and cross-sectoral initiatives targeted at children with developmental disabilities across all crucial domains of ECD and guided by available evidence on optimal timing for interventions are urgently required.


Early Child Development: Investing in the Future
'Early Childhood Development: Investing in the Future' offers the reader an overview of the many programs around the world that are targeting children from birth to the age of eight. These programs
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    IAPAC monthly
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It is necessary to secure a global commitment to enhancing coordination and intensification of national, regional and international efforts to combat it in a comprehensive manner.
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Unquestionably, countries with the most power in the global economy need to show leadership in the pursuit of child rights. But developing countries’ disadvantage does not exempt their governments
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This economist has examined the links between women's education and development, and argues on several fronts in support of educating girls, suggesting that female enrollment rates could quickly be increased.
Changes in sexual behavior and a decline in HIV infection among young men in Thailand.
Public health programs in Thailand have led to substantial changes in sexual behavior among young men, especially an increased use of condoms, and the rate of new HIV infections has declined.
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Globalization with a human face
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2 The figure is 315 million people (232 million in industrialized countries, 83 million in developing countries). 'Numbering cyberspace', International Telecommunication Union [www.itu.int/journal
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  • 34 Information supplied by Hiba Frankoul, Private Sector Division
  • 2001