The tracker analyses government measures in three areas: those that tackle violence against women and girls, support unpaid care, and strengthen women’s economic security.
The global economy is expected to contract by US$7 trillion in 2020 as a result of the pandemic. Only by tackling it together, will lives and livelihoods be restored, says Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
UNHCR is urging governments and donors to help bridge critical gaps by ensuring the inclusion of refugee students in national education systems and the continuity of tertiary education programs.
More than 85,000 pupils were registered at the schools damaged by the blasts and it will take up to a year for the most severely damaged buildings to be repaired.
Programme will help hundreds of children to escape from dangerous working environments and return to education and training, as well as providing their families with a package of support.
After almost ten years of conflict and displacement, the total number of food-insecure children across the country has risen to more than 4.6 million, a new report by Save the Children reveals.
At the end of a week-long meeting in Switzerland, the parties to the conflict in Yemen reached what the UN envoy there called “a very important milestone”, in agreeing to release a first group of detainees.
In Zambia, locusts have been reported in Central, Southern and Western regions and the invasion has become very serious in Sesheke and Mwandi. The locusts also affect Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe.
An estimated 600,000 children were hit by floods between August and the beginning of September in more than a dozen countries, forcing many out of school or delaying the start of the academic year.
A new report from Every Woman Every Child highlights substantially higher maternal, newborn, child and adolescent mortality rates in countries chronically affected by conflict.