Quality education has the power to transform societies in a single generation, provide children with the protection they need from the hazards of poverty, labour exploitation and disease, and given them the knowledge, skills, and confidence to reach their full potential.
Was spent by low-income countries on education in 2011, compared to 2.9 per cent in 1999.
Quote of the month
Audrey Hepburn, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 1988–1993
As you know, every child around the world has the right to play, and so the UNICEF global team has created some games for you to try. Some of them you can play by yourself and others you can share with a friend. They are all a lot of fun, and you will learn something new about UNICEF and the ‘rights of the child’ as you play. We’ll keep adding new games, so 'watch this space'!