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UNICEF’s success in helping reduce the global child mortality rate and its efforts to provide education to all children, even in the wake of emergencies, were highlighted earlier this week in a Financial Times profile.

The article related a brief history of UNICEF, including its embrace of education as a central tenet of its mission to save and improve children’s lives. It also discussed other current challenges, including the battle against HIV/AIDS and child exploitation.

UNICEF’s success in helping reduce the global child mortality rate and its efforts to provide education to all children, even in the wake of emergencies, were highlighted earlier this week in a Financial Times profile.

The article related a brief history of UNICEF, including its embrace of education as a central tenet of its mission to save and improve children’s lives. It also discussed other current challenges, including the battle against HIV/AIDS and child exploitation.

As part of its rights-based approach to tackle inequities, UNICEF has made gender equality a priority in its education programs (see video). UNICEF also believes that education can break cycles of poverty, lessen the burden of disease and help foster sustainable development. Learn more about UNICEF’s myriad work in education here.

Do you follow UNICEF’s education initiatives? What programs do you consider most important?

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