Child Food Poverty: Nutrition deprivation in early childhood

Across the world, millions of parents and families are struggling to provide the nutritious and diverse foods that young children need to grow, develop and learn to their full potential. This global report examines the status, trends, inequities and drivers of child food poverty in early childhood, including the impact of global and local food and nutrition crises.

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Levels and trends in child mortality 2023

This year’s United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME)’s findings represent a noteworthy moment in the ongoing campaign to end all preventable child deaths: The annual number of under-five deaths has fallen to 4.9 (4.6–5.4) million in 2022.  The report reveals that more children are surviving today than ever before, with the global under-5 mortality rate declining by 51 per cent since 2000. And several low- and lower-middle-income countries have outpaced this decline.

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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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