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Map 3. Challenges

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School enrolment
Proportion of children enrolled in or attending primary school

90% and over

75% - 89%

50% - 74%

Less than 50%

No data

Birth registration
Fewer than 50% of children are registered

30% or more under-5-year-olds suffer from severe or moderate stunting


This map does not reflect a position by UNICEF on the legal status of any country or territory or the delimitation of any frontiers. Dotted line represents approximately the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir agreed upon by India and Pakistan. The final status of Jammu and Kashmir has not yet been agreed upon by the parties.

Each day, countless numbers of children around the world are exposed to dangers that hamper their growth and development.

More than 20% of primary school aged children in developing countries are not in school.

One third of all births are not registered – these children are likely to be denied access to basic services and miss out on health care and education.

Malnutrition among pregnant women is a major factor in the stunting of an estimated 177 million children.

Approximately half of the 40 million people displaced by conflict or human rights violations are children.

More than 10 million children under 15 have lost their mother or both parents to AIDS. 99 10% and over 5%–9.9%

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