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-Unicef was created in 1946 by the United Nations to provide food, clothing, and shelter to the children of Europe who were facing famine and disease due to World War II


Important legislation: 

-1959: UN adopts the Declaration of the Rights of the Child

-1965: Unicef wins nobel peace prize

-1981: breastfeeding code approved

-1990: World Summit for Children

-2001: Say Yes to children campaign is launched

-2002: Special Session on children






Unicef's priorties

-Child survival and development

-basic education and gender equality

-HIV/AIDS and children

-child protection 

-policy advocacy and partnerships.

Mission Statement: "Unicef is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to advocate for the protection of children's rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. 


How they work

-Statistics and monitoring

-supplies and logistics

-emergency and humanitarian actions

-evaluation and good practices

-gender equality

-adolescents and youth

-communication and development


-human rights-based approach to programming

-situation analysis

-social and economic policy

-Innovations, lessons learned and good practices

Fighting for Childrens's