Watch a video about how UNICEF supports efforts to improve child survival, and the improvement of maternal health.
Objective: Students will reflect on the consequences and solutions regarding child labor. Students will gain knowledge of the range of approaches that UNICEF takes regarding this complex issue. Students will also analyze and critically assess statistics on the relationship between child labor and education. They will also analyze the costs and benefits of eliminating child labor.
Objectives: Students will become aware of the causes of child labor and the effect of work on the lives of children. They will have the opportunity to explore the types of programs that might address the needs of working children.
Thirteen-year-old Mulu Melka's soft voice and shy demeanor hide a character marked by courage, determination and steady nerves. Using her ingenuity, Mulu was able to get out of two forced marriages, and protect herself from HIV/AIDS.
Learn about Doly, a teenager from Bangladesh who teaches her community about safe hygiene practices.
Learn about the story of Ena, a girl who is provided economic opportunity through the mechanism of Microfinance.
Objectives: Students will examine the role of young people addressing the MDGs.
1) Understand graphic and written information describing the progress of different regions of the world in meeting the MDGs; 2) Summarize their findings to the class.