Challenges and opportunities for children in Madagascar

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Defis et opportunites des enfants à Madagascar
UNICEF Madagascar/2014/Ramasomanana

Highlights

Country context

  • Nutrition : One in two children is stunted
  • Water, sanitation & Hygiene : Only one in three persons in the rural area has access to improved water sources
  • Health: Neonatal mortality accounts for 42% of under 5 deaths
  • Éducation : Only 1 out of 3 children completes primary education
  • Child protection : One girl in two aged 20 to 24 reports having been married before
    the age of 18
  • Social policy and Social protection : Nine in ten people live under the national poverty line

 

Défis et opportunites des enfants à Madagascar

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UNICEF Madagascar

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