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Fast facts

Less than 10% of children

Could access early childhood care and education in one-third of countries in 2011.

News and press releases

Right to Expression: UNICEF and National Media Association Roll Out Mobile Video Workshops for Young People

The mobile smartphone device is increasingly becoming a publishing and broadcasting tool with features like photo and video cameras that allow capturing images and views, while various mobile applications facilitate uploading and sharing opinions and news.

UNICEF Statement Following Visits to Residential Child Care Institutions in Uzbekistan

Between 14th and 18th September 2017, UNICEF, jointly with Prosecutor’s General Office, visited residential child care institutions in Uzbekistan, including baby homes, Mehribonlik homes and Children’s town, to explore possibilities for future cooperation with the Uzbek Government in the area of child care reform.

UNICEF Statement Following Visits to Prison and Correctional Facilities in Uzbekistan

Between 15th and 19th September 2017, UNICEF, jointly with Prosecutor’s General Office, visited the prison for juvenile offenders (juvenile colony) and two correctional-educational facilities to explore possibilities for future cooperation with the Government of Uzbekistan in the area of juvenile justice in light of the reforms outlined in Presidential Decree 5106 of 5 July 2017 on the state youth policy and Decree 3200 of 11 August 2017 with regard to the treatment of prisoners.

Communicating the Message Right, by Understanding the Audience. NAESMI and UNICEF Work Together to Improve the Quality of Children’s Programming for Television

Every family with young children under the age of seven knows how much time children spend watching TV, among million other things they do every day. Children are open, receptive, curious and eager to seek new information and apply it quickly.

UNICEF and Ucell Review Progress of Joint Work

On 5 September 2017, Sascha Graumann, UNICEF Representative and Tonu Grunberg, CEO Ucell (FE “COSCOM” LLC) assessed the progress of the project for improvement in the water, sanitation and hygiene services in selected remote schools of Uzbekistan, together with the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Public Education.

Study Tour Sparks Improvements to Uzbekistan’s Justice for Children

UNICEF organized a study tour for national experts from Uzbekistan to travel to Switzerland and Germany between 5 and 9 June 2017. The delegation consisted of eight representatives from the legislative chamber of the parliament, the apparatus of the President, research centre under the Supreme Judicial Council, Supreme Court, prosecutor general’s office, Ministry of Interior and the Lawyers’ Training Centre of the Ministry of Justice.

Youth Act for Community Impact: Mobilizing, Educating and Inspiring Young People

Over the past few months, there has been an increasing discussion on the importance of connecting the youth and decision-makers, and strengthening the ties between youth in community development in Uzbekistan. UNICEF and Association for Support Children and Families (ASCF) have been working together on these matters for many years now, and the journey continues.    

Positive Approach for a Positive Life – Supporting Positive Adolescents for Better Health

"My dream is to become a pilot," says Muzaffar, a 15-year-old adolescent with sparkling eyes who arrived at the training ‘fundamentals of health and support’ from Bukhara region.

Breastfeeding: fighting myths, talking facts

Every mother wants the best start in life for her baby. What we need to make sure is that every mother knows what is best for her child and how to get this best to them. 

Breastfeeding: Making it Work

On 2 August 2017, during the World Breastfeeding Week, young employees of Ucell Company participated in an interactive session to discuss the wonders of breastfeeding.