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Knowledge for Children in Africa: 2017 Publications Catalogue

11 Jul 2017

(11 July 2017) Every year UNICEF and its partners in Africa generate a wealth of evidence on the situation of children. Knowledge and evidence are essential to informing the development, monitoring and implementation of policies and programmes for the realization of children’s rights. The 2017 edition of the UNICEF Africa Publications Catalogue provides an up-date of the most recent knowledge and evidence publications undertaken by UNICEF in Africa.

This second edition of the catalogue - representing the collective knowledge produced by UNICEF Country and Regional Offices across Africa - is a joint initiative undertaken by the Regional Offices of  Eastern and Southern Africa, West and Central Africa, and the Middle East and North Africa.

Health workers in Uganda's Bukomansimbi District Health Headquarters discuss progress in public health data collection via the mTrac ‘dashboard’ website.

The catalogue features 287 reports and studies that UNICEF and its partners are generating on the situation of children and young people. They capture some of the most advanced work to support efforts by children and young people to realize their rights to survival, development and protection.

The publications cover a wide range of topics, which are organized under the following categories:

Part 1: Highlights of Regional Publications

Part 2: Publications by Thematic Area

  • Child Poverty and Socio-Economic Development
  • Child Protection
  • Children and Social Protection
  • Climate Change and Energy Access
  • Communication for Development
  • Education and Early Childhood Development
  • Financing for Development: Public Finance for Children
  • Humanitarian Action, Resilience and Peace Building
  • Maternal, New-born and Child Health
  • Nutrition
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Youth and Adolescents

Part 3: Publications Indexed by Country and by Addis Ababa Action Agenda/Sustainable Development Goals

UNICEF Innocenti has contributed extensively to evidence generation efforts in Africa in the fields of social protection, family and parenting support, multidimensional child poverty, nutrition and food security, adolescent well-being, violence affecting children, child internet use among other research themes.

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