Progress on Children’s Well-being: Centring child rights in the 2030 Agenda

At the halfway mark towards the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, two-thirds of child-related indicators are off-pace to meet their targets, according to a new UNICEF report. The data show that as of today, only 6 per cent of the child population – or 150 million children – living in just 11 countries have reached 50 per cent of child-related targets met – the highest level of achievement globally.

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Progress on household drinking water, sanitation and hygiene 2000-2022: Special focus on gender

The 2023 WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme report on household drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) is the first of its kind, incorporating a comprehensive analysis of gender disparities. Focused on SDG 5’s goal of empowering women and girls, it provides the latest global, regional, and national estimates for households. Read the report to understand how addressing gender inequalities can accelerate progress on WASH around the world.

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UNICEF’s Frontier Data Network: Harnessing the Power of Data for Children

We stand at the cusp of a data revolution that holds untold potential for social and humanitarian impact. Frontier data technologies are reshaping our world and the way we make decisions. By harnessing these technologies, we can create a better future for children everywhere. UNICEF’s Frontier Data Network is a strategic initiative designed to promote innovation and capacity building in data science, helping us make data-driven decisions that truly benefit children.

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We believe that consistent, credible data about children’s situations are critical to the improvement of their lives – and indispensable to realizing the rights of every child.

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