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The State of the World’s Children calls for   brave and fresh thinking to address age-old problems that still affect the most disadvantaged children. In particular, the report calls for innovation – and for the best and brightest solutions coming from communities to be taken to scale to benefit every child.
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Interpersonal violence – in all its forms – has a grave effect on children: violence undermines children's future potential; damages their physical, psychological and emotional well-being; and in many cases, ends their lives. The report sheds light on the prevalence of different forms of violence against children.
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The report highlights the critical role data and monitoring play in realizing children’s rights. Credible data, disseminated effectively and used correctly, make it possible to target interventions that help right the wrong of exclusion. Data do not, in and of themselves, change the world. They make change possible – by identifying needs, supporting advocacy, gauging progress and holding duty bearers to account. Making what’s possible real is up to decision-makers.
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The Economic and Social Council resolution on mainstreaming a gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations system.
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Economic and Social Committee (ECOSOC) resolution on mainstreaming a gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations system.
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Economic and Social Committee (ECOSOC) resolution on mainstreaming a gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations system.
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This document provides a conceptual overview of the ‘whys’ and ‘hows’ of promoting gender equality, as well as guidance on concrete steps to be undertaken across all medium-term strategic plan focus areas and throughout the programme cycle to promote equality between girls and boys, as well as between women and men.
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The present report examines the extent to which women’s and girls’ access to and participation in formal and non-formal education and training translate into full employment and decent work. It provides recommendations for consideration by the Commission on the Status of Women.
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An Economic and Social Committee (ECOSOC) resolution on mainstreaming a gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations system.
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The present report is a review of implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the outcomes of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly and its contribution to shaping a gender perspective towards the full realization of the Millennium Development Goals, as mandated in Economic and Social Council resolution 2009/15.
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Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 5, Target 5A calls for the reduction of maternal mortality ratio by three-quarters between 1990 and 2015. As part of on-going efforts,  World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the World Bank revised and improved earlier methods to estimate maternal mortality in 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, and 2008; and developed methodology to present trends in maternal mortality from 1990 to 2008 at country, regional, and levels.
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Economic and Social Committee (ECOSOC) resolution on mainstreaming a gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations system.
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The present report assesses the extent to which attention to gender perspectives has been mainstreamed in the development, implementation and evaluation of national policies and programmes, with a particular focus on the equal sharing of responsibilities between women and men, including caregiving in the context of HIV/AIDS, and provides recommendations for consideration by the Commission on the Status of Women.
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Economic and Social Committee (ECOSOC) resolution on mainstreaming a gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations system.
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Economic and Social Committee (ECOSOC) resolution on mainstreaming a gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations system.
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The present report is submitted in response to General Assembly resolution A/C.3/61/L.60 and Economic and Social Council resolution 2006/9. The report assesses the extent to which attention to the girl child has been mainstreamed in policies and programmes at the national level, including through analyses of responses submitted by Member States in preparation for the 10-year review and appraisal of the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action and the outcome of the twenty-third  special session of the Assembly, as well as the updates received in response to a note verbally.
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Economic and Social Committee (ECOSOC) resolution on mainstreaming a gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations system.
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Each year, UNICEF's flagship publication, The State of the World's Children, closely examines a key issue affecting children. The report includes supporting data and statistics and is available in French and Spanish language versions.
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The present report, submitted in response to Commission on the Status of Women resolution 49/4 and General Assembly resolution 60/140, assesses progress made on gender mainstreaming at the national level by governments.
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Economic and Social Committee (ECOSOC) resolution on mainstreaming a gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations system.