UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti


Families, family policy and the Sustainable Development Goals

This report explores how the role of families, and family policies from around the world, can contribute to meeting the ambitions of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

“No mother wants her child to migrate”

This UNICEF Innocenti study about children on the move in the Horn of Africa provides critical insights into the motivations driving child migration. The study reveals how children decide to move, their experiences during migration, as well as the legal systems in place to help...

The childcare transition: a league table on early childhood education and care in advanced countries

In the last decade many countries have also begun to see sharp increases in the numbers of the children under the age of one year being cared for outside the home.