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UNICEF released the “State of the World’s Children 2016” Report

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New York Based United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) released the annual report “State of the World’s Children 2016” to curb the harassment against the children

Problems facing by Children:

  • Children are affected due to Poverty, Illiteracy and early deathsNepal designated to UNICEF's executive board member
  • If the present situation exists, the world would be affected by

i. Poverty of about 167 million children
ii. 69 million children under 5 years of age fatal due to preventable causes
iii. 70 million women will has been married as children by 2030

Key Aspects:

UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake described that refute help to millions of children is worse than threaten their futures

Executive Director urged that people are having a chance to invest in these children

Statements of the Report:

Positive Aspects:

  • Positive Growth has been achieved in saving Children’s lives, Enrolling children into the school and boosting people out of poverty
  • Under 5 year mortality rate have been reduced to half since 1990
  • Equal attendance by Boys and Girls in Primary school in 129 countries
  • Number of people living in poverty globally is reduced to half since 1990

Negative Aspects:

  • The Poor children is expected to fatal under the age of 5 years
  • Children under 5 years are chronically malnourished
  • Children born to mothers with no education in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa and expected to die before attainment of 5 years
  • Girl from poor family are getting married earlier than girls from the Wealthiest Family


  • Investing in the most susceptible children capitulate immediate and long-term benefits
  • Education plays a unique role in equaling the playing field for children
  • Unique ways to address Problems, more equitable investment and enhanced involvement by people


Provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries

  • Headquarters:          New York, United States
  • CEO:                          Anthony Lake
  • Founded:                  1946
  • Founders:                 Herbert Hoover, Maurice Pate