Education and early childhood development

May 23,2017
Committee on the Rights of the Child examines the report of Lebanon

The Committee on the Rights of the Child today(19 May) concluded its consideration of the combined fourth and fifth periodic report of Lebanon on its implementation of

November 28,2016
'Digital heroin for children':Youngsters spend five hours a day glued to their smartphones and televisions

We are a nation of technology addicts – and the habit starts early.

October 19,2016
Every 7 seconds, a young girl becomes a bride

The statistics are startling: Around the world, every seven seconds, a girl under 15 is married.

September 26,2016
Suicide in Children — What Every Parent Must Know

The death of a child is always heart breaking and horribly, horribly wrong.

July 25,2016
how to shape policies and programmes to make fair chance a reality for every child

“Inequality is a choice. Promoting equity – a fair chance for every child, for all children – is also a choice. A choice we can make, and must make.

July 25,2016
in 2030, 167 million children will live in extreme poverty

World leaders have committed to ending poverty by 2030.

July 25,2016
Progress in expanding access to education has stalled

Progress in expanding access to education has stalled.

July 25,2016
by 2030, 69 million children will die before reaching their fifth birthdays

The world has made tremendous progress in reducing child mortality.

July 25,2016
Every child has the right to a fair chance in life

The lives and futures of millions of children are in jeopardy.

June 30,2016
Education: Civil and Political Rights in Schools

"Children do not lose their human rights by virtue of passing through the school gates....", the Committee on the Rights of the Child states optimistically in its firs

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