Mother and child


UNICEF has been working in DPR Korea since 1985 for the realization of the rights of children and women, particularly through projects in health, nutrition, hygiene, and education, as well as through planning and advocacy.

UNICEF's education projects in DPR Korea aim to maintain participation in and improve the quality of the country's system of free and compulsory education.

UNICEF's health projects in DPR Korea aim to strengthen the health system's capacity to address the most common causes of mortality in children and women.

UNICEF's nutrition projects in DPR Korea help to facilitate the optimal growth and development of young children.

Planning and advocacy
UNICEF's planning and advocacy projects in DPR Korea seek to strengthen information-based planning systems responsive to the situation of children and women.

Water, environment and sanitation
UNICEF's water, environment and sanitation projects in DPR Korea focus on improvements to the physical environment in order to prevent common diseases such as diarrhoea and skin infections.


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