Fast facts

67 million children

Were not attending primary school in 2011, 53 per cent girls.

Quote of the month

The equity approach is not only right in principle. It is right in practice.

Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director

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http://www.crin.org/
Child Rights Information Network (CRIN) is a global network of organisations sharing their experiences of information on children’s rights.

http://www.voicesofyouth.org/
UNICEF Voices of Youth provides a forum for electronic discussion about what the future holds for children in the 21st century. Discussions focus on how the world can become a place where the rights of every child are protected-that is, the right to live in peace, to have decent shelter, to be healthy and well-nourished, to have access to safe water, to play, to go to school and to be protected from violence, abuse and exploitation.

http://www.unicef.ca/en/teachers/article/global-classroom-explore
UNICEF Canada’s Global Classroom resources written by Canadian educators for practical use in classrooms and in other educational settings. These materials are renowned for their quality and positive, age-appropriate approach to children’s rights and are developed around five equally relevant global concepts: interdependence, images and perceptions, social justice, conflict and conflict resolution and sustainable action. Many have been produced with funding provided by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and other partners, and are copyright-free for non-saleable, educational use.