Quote of the month

So while we are on the verge of eliminating mother-to-child transmission in the next few years, if we remain focused, we also need to remember that the second decade of a child’s life, the adolescent phase, is critically important. We believe that children have the right to be born HIV-free and to remain HIV-free through to adulthood.

Craig McClure, UNICEF Chief of HIV/AIDS

Fast facts

An additional 52 million children

Were enrolled in primary school globally from 1999 to 2008.

Parliament

The Oliy Majlis

The Oliy Majlis (Parliament) of the Republic of Uzbekistan is the highest state representative body in the state, with a prerogative to enact laws and lead the whole system of the representative government. The Oliy Majlis cooperates with UNICEF in advancing child rights implementation and monitoring through advocacy and child-centred legislative action.

Website: http://www.parliament.gov.uz