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Learn more about UNICEF’s work under the topic "Early Childhood Development".

What does being a dad look like? UNICEF went around the world to meet with different dads and their children. Read on to learn more about the day to day life of dads in Bangladesh, Paraguay and Rwanda.

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The numbers are in on the latest report on child mortality around the world--and the results are shocking.


Breastfeeding has been recognized around the world as a way to support and boost a child's well-being, especially in the early stages of life. Are babies in Canada being held to the same standard?


How to help kids get the best start in life? Nurture them — and give them low-cost, high-quality early childhood programs.


The Beginning of Life is a ground-breaking feature documentary that explores the impact of a child's early environment on their cognitive, social and emotional development