The Well-Being of Children: Short Version of the Report for Young People in the UK
On a scale of one to 10, how satisfied do you feel with your life? Has anybody asked you that question before? UNICEF’s latest Report Card looks at child well-being in the world’s richest countries, including the UK.
Climate change, food systems and children: a case for greater action
This briefing highlights the detrimental impact of climate change on the food system and the serious threat this poses for children and future generations, especially in low income countries.
Written evidence to the Children and Families Bill
UNICEF UK gives written evidence to the Children and Families Bill.
A post-2015 world fit for children: the role of business
For over a decade, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been the benchmark by which development progress has been judged. A global conversation is underway about what should happen "post-2015". This provides governments, businesses and civil society with a unique opportunity to create meaningful and effective partnerships to support children’s rights. This briefing highlights the critical role that businesses play in creating a world fit for children.
The right ingredients: the need to invest in child nutrition
This 2013 UNICEF UK report on child nutrition highlights the vital role that mothers across the world can play in preventing child malnutrition
Submission to the consultation on better measurements of child poverty
Unicef UK recommends that the government continues to improve the child poverty measures but not radically change them.
The UN Child Rights Convention: A report on implementation in 12 countries
This report looks at the implementation of the UNCRC in countries beyond the UK, compiling evidence on the most effective, practical and impactful ways of embedding children’s rights into domestic law and policy development processes.
The State of the World's Children 2012: Children in an Urban World
Cities leave hundreds of millions of children excluded from vital services, UNICEF warns in its new report, The State of the World’s Children 2012: Children in an Urban World
UNICEF UK Achievements 2010
For the world’s children and UNICEF UK, 2010 was a year of unprecedented emergencies and extraordinary achievements. It began ominously with the shattering earthquake in Haiti, and continued with Pakistan's devastating floods in July. In total, UNICEF UK helped children caught in emergencies in 24 countries.
Children’s Well-being in UK, Sweden and Spain: The Role of Inequality and Materialism
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A child's guide to the child well-being report
We wanted to find out about child well-being (how happy, healthy and satisfied children are), how children see inequality (the differences between different people's lives) and materialism (the idea that money and things you can buy are really important).
Children and Disasters: Understanding impact and enabling agency
This report contributes to building an improved understanding of how different intensities of disaster affect children in different contexts and the structures needed to realise the benefits of engaging children.
How do we secure a climate-resilient future for the world’s children?
Climate change is a key development challenge, endangering progress made towards achieving development goals and fulfilling children's rights in vulnerable countries. Immediate action is required to 'adapt' to these changes.
The benefits of a child-centred approach to climate change adaptation
Climate change, and its impacts on natural and human resources, threatens to undermine human development across the globe. Without concerted action, millions of children will be at increased risk from infectious disease, malnutrition, water scarcity, disasters, and the collapse of public services and infrastructure.
A brighter tomorrow: climate change and intergenerational justice
We know that today’s adult generation will determine, on an unprecedented scale, the world that later generations will inherit. But are we taking this responsibility seriously? This paper discusses emerging thinking on this issue.
Climate Change, Child Rights and Intergenerational Justice
This briefing shows how a child rights approach to climate change would take the concerns of intergenerational justice into account and radically transform the policies and commitments of those in power.