early childhood

April 16, 2014
Brain Development in Children: The Impact of Adversity

This post originally appeared on the UNICEF blog site on 15 April 2014. Eighty percent of our brain is developed in the first five years of life – and the pace and complexity of this development is never ever repeated …View More  > 

April 19, 2012
Levelling the playing field through early childhood care and education

By Abhiyan Rana, Over the course of my career with UNICEF I’ve seen first-hand the evidence that children who receive early learning opportunities are not only more likely to go on to enrol in primary school, they are more likely …View More  > 

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Birth registration is a child’s passport to public health care, #education & social security http://t.co/iSyTkGcijT #promise4children 8:31 PM Sep 16th
Positive change can only happen when we #ListenToGirls. Read Plan’s striking new #bcimagirl research: http://t.co/ElMrF6tJ0P 7:01 PM Sep 16th
I feel that I will be embarrassed by anything I say, so I don't speak at all – Girl, #Egypt http://t.co/ElMrF6tJ0P #ListenToGirls 3:02 PM Sep 16th
About 120 million girls globally - more than 1 in 10 - have been raped or sexually assaulted by the age of 20, says @UNICEF #ListenToGirls. 1:02 PM Sep 16th
“I can’t talk in front of men.” Girls have so much to offer. But they are afraid to speak. #ListenToGirls: http://t.co/upIO9C8mCM #bcimagirl 7:01 PM Sep 15th