HIGHLIGHTS

A Vaccinator’s Resolve to Protect Every Single Child from Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Nankana Sahib, Punjab: “I have been vaccinating children for the last 25 years,” says Farrukh Hussain the 43-year-old vaccinator who works at the Basic Health Unit, Budha village in Nankana. Read full story here





GAVI Funds Help UNICEF Vaccinate Children against Measles in Pakistan

Sheikhupura, Punjab: As the vaccinator fills the syringe from a vial containing Measles vaccine, Nishat (30) watches carefully holding her two-year-old son in her arms. She knows that the needle will hurt her child but she also knows about the benefit that comes with that pain. A mother of two young boys, Waheed (5) and Rashid (2), Nishat is very conscious about her children being vaccinated against diseases they are susceptible to within the first five years of their lives. Read full story here

 

 





Working for a Healthier Generation: Reaching Out To Communities

Mardan, KP: Playing with his cousins, 2 year old Mehran seems to be just like any other toddler, comfortable with his surroundings at home. He gives a peal of laughter and lunges after a small puppy the children have been chasing around the muddy compound. Read full story here

POLIO ERADICATION

Innovations Help Fight Polio in Pakistan



Anam wraps a shawl around her shoulder and covers her face as she tells me about her day to day work as a Communication Network (COMNet) social mobiliser. She works in Pakistani communities which are most at risk for the polio virus in the Punjab province. More… 

GENERATION@25

25 Years | CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD


As the convention enters its 26th year in November 2014, we want our readers to associate with the most rapidly and widely ratified international human rights treaty in history. Pakistan, too, signed the convention. For more information, visit the links shared below:








A WORLD of Difference: 25 CRC achievements

READ CRC in Major Languages from Pakistan

KNOW all about CRC, UNICEF and the world

UNICEF Generation@25 | 25 Years of CRC

Reports

A Statistical Analysis of Violence against Children

The report sheds light on the prevalence of different forms of violence against children, with global figures and data from 190 countries. Read summary report here and the full report here (large size document).


MORE REPORTS:

•  Displacement in KP/FATA: Needs and Response
•  2012 Floods: Needs and Response
•  Situation Analysis of Children and Women in Pakistan 2012
•  The State of the World's Children 2012

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