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.
Comes from each dollar invested into Early Childhood Development.
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Audrey Hepburn, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 1988–1993
Was spent by low-income countries on education in 2011, compared to 2.9 per cent in 1999.
Could access early childhood care and education in one-third of countries in 2011.
In preschool education was promoted in one-third of countries in the CEECIS in 2011.
Were enrolled in primary school globally from 1999 to 2008.
Were not attending primary school in 2011, 53 per cent girls.
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Mortality of children under five in families in the poorest wealth quintile, compared to the richest.
In under 5 mortality rate was recorded in the CEECIS region from 1990 to 2011.