In 2013, UNICEF strengthened its focus on equity and reaching the poorest and most vulnerable children. Advocacy around children with disabilities promoted their inclusion, while the global launch of an initiative to end violence against children was followed by launches in over 60 countries. UNICEF responded to 289 humanitarian situations of varying scale in 89 countries. UNICEF provided leadership in global and national consultations on the new development agenda and engaged with partners to ensure that children are at the centre.
What Tavaana Students Have to Say
These types of instruction, with a professional instructor and excellent reading materials, can change a person's perspective on their civic activities. I learned that we have to do more if we want a free and democratic country that respects civil rights and international law. I also learned that we have to keep learning, and pass our knowledge on to others, in order to lay the groundwork for the changes we seek for our society.
- Zahra, Democracy Web course graduate