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IRC RESRCH RPT LIFE IN LOCKDOWN

Life in Lockdown

Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Well-being in the Time of COVID-19

Series:
Innocenti Research Reports
20 Oct 2021
COVID-19 lockdowns have significantly disrupted the daily lives of children and adolescents, with increased time at home, online learning and limited physical social interaction. This report seeks to understand the immediate effects on their mental health. Covering more than 130,000 children and ...
IRC RESRCH RPT TEACH ATTEND GAMBIA

Time to Teach: Teacher Attendance and Time on Task in Primary Schools in The Gambia

Series:
Innocenti Research Reports
26 Oct 2021
The international standards for teaching time in a year are 880 hours. In The Gambia, dedicated teaching time in a year is 734 hours. This reduced time is exacerbated by teacher absenteeism that varies across the different regions in the country from 12 to 30%, and is a barrier to achieving the r...
IRC RESRCH RPT TEACH ATTEND GUINEA

Time to Teach: Teacher Attendance and Time on Task in Primary Schools in Guinea-Bissau

Series:
Innocenti Research Reports
20 Oct 2021
Teacher absenteeism is one of the most troubling obstacles on the path toward universal access to learning opportunities at school. Over the past decades, studies have found that teacher absenteeism is particularly prevalent in certain parts of Africa. While Guinea-Bissau has not administered or ...
IRC RESRCH RPT PLAYING THE GAME

Playing the Game

A Framework and Toolkit for Successful Child Focused Sport for Development Programmes

Series:
Innocenti Research Reports
20 Oct 2021
To identify best practices in S4D programming and achieve a stronger evidence base on how S4D interventions can work effectively, the Playing the Game report and Toolkit draw on ten qualitative in-depth case studies undertaken with S4D organizations operating in different world regions and across...
IRC RESRCH RPT REOPEN WITH RESILIE

Reopening with Resilience

Lessons from Remote Learning During COVID-19

Series:
Innocenti Research Reports
25 Oct 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic led to school closures around the world, affecting almost 1.6 billion students. The effects of even short disruptions in a child’s schooling on their learning and well-being have been shown to be acute and long lasting. The capacities of education systems to respond to the c...
IRC RESRCH RPT DIFF DOLLAR DAY MAK

The Difference a Dollar a Day Makes

A Study of UNICEF Jordan’s Hajati Programme

Series:
Innocenti Research Reports
20 May 2021
What difference does a dollar a day make? For the poorest households in Jordan, many of whom escaped conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic, UNICEF Jordan’s Hajati humanitarian cash transfer programme helps them keep their children in school, fed and clothed – all for less than one dollar per day. ...
IRC RESRCH RPT ECON CRISIS & CHILD

Economic Crisis and Child Well-being in the West and Central Africa Region

Series:
Innocenti Research Reports
28 Oct 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic that swept over the world from early 2020 has triggered both health and economic shocks of unprecedented proportions in recent memory. Some estimates suggest that the consequences of these shocks will likely erase most of the progress made in global development over the past...
IRC RESRCH RPT REIMAGINING MIGRATI

Reimagining Migration Responses in Somaliland and Puntland

Learning from Migrant Children and Young People’s Experiences - Summary Report

Series:
Innocenti Research Reports
15 Sep 2021
Migration is a regular feature of life in the Horn of Africa. It takes multiple forms and is driven by numerous factors, including personal aspirations, economic exclusion and forced displacement as a consequence of inter-ethnic communal violence or natural disasters. As part of a regional resear...
CHILDREN AGENTS POSITIVE CHANGE

Children as Agents of Positive Change

A Mapping of Children’s Initiatives Across Regions, Towards an Inclusive and Healthy World Free From Violence

6 May 2021
This publication provides an overview of children’s diverse roles in helping to prevent, address, and report violence, as well as of effective actions taken, including peer support. It offers insight into how children contribute to and are an active part of solutions to building back better and a...
WHEN THE MUSIC STOPS

When the Music Stops

The Impact of Terrorism on Malian Youth

27 Jan 2021
This report is part of a project jointly carried out by the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) and the International Centre for Counter–Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT). Through field research and primary data analysis it aims to advance knowledge and awareness...
FREEDOM FROM FEAR NO.16

Freedom from Fear, Issue No.16

The Day we Discovered our Fragility and our Strength

Series:
Freedom from Fear
14 Oct 2020
This issue of UNICRI’s Freedom From Fear (F3) magazine addresses the collateral effects of COVID-19 (coronavirus) impacting criminal justice, namely, the growing influence of organized crime and terrorism and the rise of violence against and exploitation of women and children. It is significant t...
A CHILD

A Child’s Right to Rights

17 Nov 2020
Written from the perspective of a child, this book explains in simple text many of the rights that are found in the United Nations’ Convention of the Rights of the Child: from the right to play, to learn, and to share thoughts freely to protection from harmful work, violence, and exploitation. Yo...
HIDDN SCARS: VIOL MNTAL HLTH CHLDR

Hidden Scars: How Violence Harms the Mental Health of Children

1 Jul 2021
More than 1 billion children – half of all children in the world – are exposed to violence every year, in many forms and places, online and off. Whether a target or a witness, a child's exposure to violence has a severe impact on mental health. Such experiences with violence are often traumatic, ...
PROTECT CHILD VIOLENCE IN COVID

Protecting Children from Violence in the Time of COVID-19

Disruptions in Prevention and Response Services

26 Aug 2020
Violence is an all-too-real part of life for children around the globe – regardless of their economic circumstances and sociocultural background – with both immediate and long-term consequences. Available data indicate that children’s experience of violence is widespread, taking different forms: ...
WORLDS OF INFLUENCE: UNDERSTAN (I)

Sfere di influenza

Un'analisi dei fattori che condizionano il benessere dei bambini nei paesi ricchi

Series:
Innocenti Report Card (Italian language)
8 Apr 2021
Negli ultimi 20 anni, la serie Innocenti Report Card ha aperto la via al confronto del benessere infantile nei paesi ricchi. La Report Card 16 sviluppa ulteriormente questo tema adottando un approccio multilivello per dimostrare che il benessere dei bambini è influenzato dalle loro azioni e relaz...
WORLDS OF INFLUENCE: UNDERSTAN (S)

Mundos de influencia

¿Cuáles son los determinantes del bienestar infantil en los países ricos?

Series:
Report card de Innocenti
8 Apr 2021
Desde hace 20 años, la serie Report Card de Innocenti ha tomado la iniciativa al comparar el bienestar infantil en los países ricos. El Report Card n.º 16 da continuidad a esta labor con un enfoque a diversos niveles que demuestra que en el bienestar infantil inciden las acciones y relaciones de ...
WORLDS OF INFLUENCE: UNDERSTAN (F)

Des mondes d’influence

Comprendre ce qui détermine le bien-être des enfants dans les pays riches

Series:
Bilan innocenti
6 Apr 2021
Depuis 20 ans, les Bilans Innocenti jouent un rôle moteur dans la comparaison du bien-être des enfants dans les pays riches. Le Bilan Innocenti 16 va plus loin en adoptant une approche pluridisciplinaire pour montrer que le bien-être des enfants est influencé par leurs propres actions et relation...
WORLDS OF INFLUENCE UNDERSTANDING

Worlds of Influence

Understanding What Shapes Child Well-being in Rich Countries

Series:
Innocenti Report Card
15 Apr 2021
For the last 20 years, the Innocenti Report Card series has led the way in comparing children’s well-being across rich countries. Report Card 16 develops this further through a multi-level approach to show that children’s well-being is influenced by children’s own actions and relationships, by th...
POPULAT VITAL STAT RPT V73

Population and Vital Statistics Report

Data Available as of 1 January 2021

Series:
Statistical papers - United Nations (Ser. A), Population and vital statistics report
17 Mar 2021
This issue of the Population and Vital Statistics Report presents data for countries or areas on population size (total, male, and female) from the latest available census, estimated total population size for 2018 or 2019 (the later available year), and the number and rate of vital events (live b...
GLOB EDUCAT MONITOR RPT 2020

Global Education Monitoring Report 2020

Inclusion and Education - All Means All

Series:
Global Education Monitoring Report
20 Nov 2020
This publication assesses progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4) on education and its ten targets, as well as other related education targets in the SDG agenda. It addresses inclusion in education, drawing attention to all those excluded from education, because of background or a...
FROM MY WINDOW

From My Window

Children at Home During COVID-19

15 Jun 2020
Written from the perspective of children who observe the world through their windows, this book for young readers looks at the lives of housebound children during the coronavirus pandemic. Inspired by true events and people from around the world, "From My Window" shows children that we all have t...
WORLD YOUTH REPORT 2030 AGENDA

World Youth Report

Youth Social Entrepreneurship and the 2030 Agenda

Series:
World Youth Report
12 Aug 2020
This report highlights how youth social entrepreneurship can support young people's employment and development while helping to accelerate the implementation of the SDGs. It presents social entrepreneurship and anchors it in the context of the 2030 Agenda. It examines how social entrepreneurship ...
VIOLE AGAINST CHILDREN ON THE MOVE

Violence Against Children on the Move

From a Continuum of Violence to a Continuum of Protection

21 Jun 2021
Every minute, 20 people – many of them children – are forced from their homes by violence, persecution or conflict. While children account for less than one third of the global population, they make up more than half of today’s refugees worldwide. This publication explores the multitude of ways i...
CHILD PARTICIP TACKLE VIOLENCE

When Children Take the Lead

10 Child Participation Approaches to Tackle Violence

21 Jun 2021
Milestones of the same decade, the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and the Internet together changed childhood forever, giving a new generation of children specific rights and an unprecedented opportunity to exercise them. At the same time, governments and organizatio...
STATE OF WORLDS CHILDREN 2019 (A)

The State of the World's Children 2019 (Arabic language)

Children, Food and Nutrition - Growing Well in a Changing World

7 Mar 2020
This report examines nutrition, providing a fresh perspective on a rapidly evolving challenge. Despite progress in the past two decades, around 200 million under-fives suffer from undernutrition. Adding to this toll is rising obesity, which affects 38 million children. All these forms of malnutri...
ESTADO MUNDIAL INFANCIA 2019

Estado mundial de la infancia 2019

Niños, alimentos y nutrición - Crecer bien en un mundo en transformación

Series:
Estado mundial de la infancia
17 Mar 2020
Por primera vez en 20 años, el Estado Mundial de la Infancia de UNICEF examina la cuestión de los niños, los alimentos y la nutrición, aportando una nueva perspectiva sobre un problema que evoluciona rápidamente. A pesar de los progresos realizados en las dos últimas décadas, una tercera parte de...
SITUATION DES ENFANTS 2019

La Situation des enfants dans le monde 2019

Enfants, nourriture et nutrition - Bien grandir dans un monde en mutation

Series:
Situation des enfants dans le monde
17 Mar 2020
Pour la première fois en 20 ans, le rapport La Situation des enfants dans le monde de l’UNICEF examine le problème des enfants, de la nourriture et de la nutrition, fournissant une perspective actuelle sur un problème en rapide mutation. Malgré les progrès accomplis au cours des deux dernières dé...
FREEDOM FROM FEAR NO.15

Freedom from Fear, Issue No.15

Planning Resiliency: Shaping the Future

Series:
Freedom from Fear
8 Jan 2020
This issue of F3 includes articles describing different areas where resilience should be built to address individual and collective challenges. They offer a variety of perspectives, illustrating the necessity of enhancing resilience in institutions, sectors and societies to achieve human rights f...