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Children Climate Crisis Heatwaves Heat Exposure

The coldest year of the rest of their lives

The climate crisis is rapidly accelerating and with it, heatwaves are becoming longer, stronger, more widespread and more frequent. Already, around 559 million children are exposed to high heatwave frequency and around 624 million children are exposed to one of three other high heat measures - high heatwave duration, high heatwave severity or extreme high temperatures. This report provides yet more evidence that children are on the front lines of the climate crisis.
Report from UNICEF, published 2022
Children Child Sexual Abuse Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (CSEA) Child Protection

Out of the Shadows: Index 2022

The Out of the Shadows Index (OOSI) benchmarks how 60 countries (home to approximately 85% of the global population of children) are preventing and responding to CSEA.
Report from Economist Impact, published 2022
Children Education Child Marriage Child Protection

The power of education to end child marriage

This publication uses data to illustrate how child marriage and schooling are related, showing the likelihood of child marriage among populations with different levels of education, as well as the educational status of girls who are child brides today.
Report from UNICEF, published 2022
Justice Child Sexual Abuse Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act Child Protection

Police Case Disposal Pattern: An Enquiry Into The Cases Filed Under Pocso Act

The objective of the present paper is to find out the POCSO case disposal pattern at the level of the Police. This paper is based on the data and information presented in the Crime in India report published by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). The pattern of Police disposal of cases registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 has been assessed for the years 2017, 2018, and 2019.
Report from Satyarthi Foundation, published 2021
Justice Modern Slavery Forced Labour Forced Marriages

Global Estimates of Modern Slavery: Forced Labour and Forced Marriage

Modern slavery is the very antithesis of social justice and sustainable development. The 2021 Global Estimates indicate there are 50 million people in situations of modern slavery on any given day, either forced to work against their will or in a marriage that they were forced into. This number translates to nearly one of every 150 people in the world.
Report from ILO, published 2022
Children Children in Conflict Zones Child Abuse Children’s Rights Violations

25 Years of Children and Armed Conflict: Taking Action to Protect Children in War

The report 25 Years of Children and Armed Conflict: Taking Action to Protect Children in War presents key steps that the international community has taken to protect children in situations of armed conflict, with a specific focus on the Security Council-mandated Monitoring and Reporting Mechanism (MRM) to document grave violations against children and to foster accountability by identifying perpetrators.
Report from UNICEF, published 2022
Children Child Protection Violations against Children Armed Conflict

Children Affected by Grave Violations: Trends and Developments 2021

Justice Rights of Refugees COVID-19 Rights Protection

Joint Evaluation of the Protection Of the Rights of Refugees During The Covid-19 Pandemic

This Joint Evaluation of the Protection of the Fundamental Rights of Refugees during the COVID-19 Pandemic was commissioned under the auspices of the COVID-19 Global Evaluation Coalition.1 The evaluation examines the effectiveness of international co-operation and the combined response of host states, United Nations (UN) system agencies, and non-governmental and civil society organisations including refugee-led organisations2 (RLOs) in ensuring the protection of the rights of refugees during the global pandemic.
Report from UNHCR, published 2022
Children Sexual Violence Children in Conflict Zones Violence Against Children

Weapon of War: Sexual violence against children in conflict

Report from Save The Children, published 2021
Children School Closure Learning Loss Education

Reigniting Opportunities for Children in South Asia

Report from UNICEF, published 2021