New data on children and AIDS
A UNICEF analysis of UNAIDS data suggests that the current state of the AIDS response is not sufficient to end AIDS in children and adolescents.

Global Nutrition Report 2017: Nourishing the SDGs
This new report focuses on how improving nutrition can have a powerful multiplier effect across the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Indeed, it will be a challenge to achieve any Sustainable Development Goal without addressing nutrition.
End violence against children
A new report uses the most current data to shed light on violence against children and adolescents.
New report on child mortality
The world made substantial progress in reducing child mortality in the past few decades, yet a staggering 2.6 million newborns died in 2016 – or 7,000 every day.
What are Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS)?
The MICS programme is designed to collect statistically sound, internationally comparable data on more than 100 indicators
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World
World hunger is estimated to be on the rise again as conflict and human-induced disasters as well as natural disasters are contributing to setbacks in food security.
Harrowing Journeys
Children and youth on the move across the Mediterranean Sea, at risk of trafficking and exploitation
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Progress on Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene: 2017 Update and SDG Baselines
The latest estimates show that some 3 in 10 people worldwide, or 2.1 billion, lack access to safe, readily available water at home, and 6 in 10, or 4.5 billion, lack safely managed sanitation.
Children and the Sustainable Development Goals
Learn more about how UNICEF's work on data for children supports the Sustainable Development Goals

One is Too Many: Ending Child Deaths from Pneumonia and Diarrhoea
For most children around the world, pneumonia and diarrhoea are easily prevented and managed illnesses with simple and effective interventions and rarely life threatening. However, not all children are so fortunate.

A New Way to Measure Child Functioning and Disability
An innovative survey tool can provide better and more comparable data on children with disabilities.

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DRIVING CHANGE FOR CHILDREN THROUGH DATA

Revealing disparities, advancing children's rights.

UNICEF has learned through experience that problems that go unmeasured often go unsolved. 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.

Data continue to support advocacy and action on behalf of the world’s 2.2 billion children, providing governments with facts on which to base decisions and actions to improve children’s lives. And new ways of collecting and using data will help target investments and interventions to reach the most vulnerable children.

Data do not, of themselves, change the world. They make change possible – by identifying needs, supporting advocacy, and gauging progress.