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  • Violence against Children
    Hidden in Plain Sight: A statistical analysis of violence against children
    This new report is the largest-ever compilation of data on the subject of violence against children. The report sheds light on the prevalence of different forms of violence against children, with global figures and data from 190 countries.


  • Generation 2030 Africa
    Over the Next 35 years, Almost 2 Billion Babies Will Be Born in Africa
    Africa’s demography is shifting on a scale perhaps unprecedented in human history. The Generation 2030 | Africa report provides key data and analysis on past and future demographic trends in Africa.


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    No Time To Lose: On Child Marriage and Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting



Welcome to data.unicef.org. This new website gives you access to credible and open data and analysis on the situation of children and women.

UNICEF's data-driven publications and global databases help inform the international development community, including the assessment of progress toward the Millennium Development Goals and the elaboration of the development agenda beyond 2015. Read more...

The UNICEF-supported Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS) constitute one of the most important sources of information on the situation of children and women around the world. More than 240 MICS surveys have been conducted by governments worldwide since 1995. MICS surveys generate information on more than 110 key indicators on children, women, men and households, including on 20 Millennium Development Goals (MDG) indicators. Data collected inform national policies, provide information on in-country disparities, and are vital for programmatic action to bring about positive changes in children’s lives. Read more...


165 million children under five—one in four—are too short for their age (stunted) because of poor health, nutrition and care practices. This reduces their chance of survival; those who survive have diminished chances of succeeding in school and of living healthy and productive lives.