Our Work

Decentralized Action for Children and Women (DACAW)

Child Protection


Health and Nutrition



Social Policy


Communication for Development


Our Work

UNICEF Decentralised Action for Children and Women

The Decentralised Action for Children and Women (DACAW) approach is UNICEF’s primary vehicle for directing a range of interventions to rural communities across Nepal. Read more...

UNICEF Nepal Child Protection

Building an environment that protects children against violence, exploitation and abuse
   • Child Protection Systems
   • Children Affected by Armed Conflict
   • Legislation and Policies for Child Protection

UNICEF Education

Quality primary education for all children in Nepal 
   • Early Childhood Development
   • Formal Primary Education
   • Non-formal Primary Education
   • Peace and Emergency Education

UNICEF Nepal Health and Nutrition

For improved survival, growth and development of children and women
   • Child Survival
   • Maternal Health
   • Nutrition
   • National Health Sector Support


Reducing the spread
   • PMTCT
   • Paediatric HIV and AIDS Treatment
   • Adolescent HIV and AIDS Prevention
   • Protection and Care for Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

UNICEF Nepal Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

Clean water and sanitation saves lives
   • Quality Water Supply
   • Environmental Sanitation and Hygiene
   • National District Level Sector Support

UNICEF Nepal Social Policy

UNICEF supports the Government in development of policies, legislation and budgets that advance women’s and children’s rights, especially among the most marginalized groups. Read more…

UNICEF Nepal Emergencies

UNICEF supports the government and key partners to enhance knowledge and skills necessary to meet the immediate needs of children affected by humanitarian emergencies and natural disasters. Read more…

Communication for Development

UNICEF promotes positive individual behaviour and social change that is an integral part of development programmes, policy advocacy and humanitarian work. Read more...



For every child
Health, Education, Equality, Protection