Thursday, October 1, 2009

UNICEF - United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund

What is United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF)?

UNICEF was created in December 1946 by the United Nations to provide food, clothing and public health care to European children facing famine and disease in the aftermath of the Second World War. Their mandate is to advocate for the protection of children's rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential.

What They Do?

Child Survival and Development

Evidence-based child survival, nutrition and environmental

Basic Education & Gender Equality

Free, compulsory quality education for all children

HIV/AIDS and Children

Mother-to-Child Transmission, Paediatric Treatment, Prevention, Children Affected by AIDS

Child Protection

Protecting children from violence, exploitation and abuse

Policy Advocacy & Partnerships

Data, policy analysis, leveraging resources, child participation

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