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Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations Member States have passed a resolution recognizing that the greatest challenge in today’s world is the eradication of poverty, affirming that if this is not achieved there can be no sustainable development. The Agenda poses 17 Goals with 169 integrated and indivisible targets covering the economic, social and environmental spheres.

Child labour in Ecuador

“Child labour in Ecuador. Towards an understanding of the problem” is a publication of the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INEC) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) that provides the country with information on the current situation of child labour and provides key elements for improving existing public policies and making more strategic interventions.


10 rights of children and adolescents

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In 1959, the United >Nations passed the Declaration on the Rights of the Child, with the aim of recognizing 10 fundamental principles to guarantee the wellbeing and development of children and adolescents. This instrument was the foundation for what 30 years later was to become the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

25 years of the CRC

25 years of the CRC

This publication offers an assessment of the progress made 25 years after the approval of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1989, and also presents the challenges that remain pending to guarantee the full realization of the rights of children and adolescents.


ENSANUT  Volume 1

This publication presents the results of the first part of the National Health and Nutrition Survey. This first volume addresses such themes as maternal breastfeeding and complementary feeding, nutritional status, food consumption, deficit status and micronutrient status, physical activity, chronic diseases and others.



ENSANUT Volume 2

This publication presents the second part of the National Health and Nutrition Survey. It analyses the data collected on the sexual and reproductive health of fertile age women (ages 12-49) and the health of new-borns between July 2007 and June 2012. The publication was oriented/led by the Ministry of Public Health and the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INEC) and received support from UNICEF.


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