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A handbook on child-responsive urban planning

‘Shaping urbanization for children’ is a free UNICEF handbook for child-responsive urban planning. The handbook demonstrates what is possible and attainable through child-responsive, area-based and community-led planning, in a local context. The handbook answers three questions: why planning...Read more
|Comment|author: Julia Zvobgo
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Quezon City and their child-friendly status

The Vice Mayor of Quezon City Joy Belmonte seeks to ensure the city is child-friendly. Part of her plan involves discussions with other stakeholders to make certain the rights of children are being protected in the...Read more
|Comment|author: Julia Zvobgo

Tech firms’ innovation can help city children – UNICEF

Developing ‘blended’ online learning opportunities is how technology companies could inspire hundreds of millions of schoolchildren in cities worldwide, says UNICEF. It’s one of the conclusions from new research by the United Nations’ children’s charity into...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy
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Ukraine cities hoping for child-friendly status

Eleven Ukranian cities have been shortlisted to receive the official honorary ‘youth and child-friendly’ status by UNICEF. They were among 150 cities and communities from all over the country to apply for this prestigious title, part...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

New breastfeeding advice from UNICEF and WHO

UNICEF and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have issued fresh guidelines for health professionals on how they can support women to breastfeed. The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding complement the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative, which was launched by...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy