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Breastfeeding: A Mother’s Gift, for Every Child
finds that more than 1 in 5 babies in high-income countries are never breastfed, compared to 1 in 25 in low- and middle-income countries. This new analysis on breastfeeding practices around the world also sets out key recommendations to increase breastfeeding rates.
The State of the World’s Children 2017: Children in a Digital World
presents the first comprehensive look from UNICEF at the different ways digital technology is affecting children, and it outlines a set of practical recommendations that can help guide more effective policymaking and more responsible business practices to benefit children in a digital age.
examines the situation of children affected by violent conflict in Kasai region, DRC, and alerts all parties to the conflict and the international community to take urgent action before it is too late.