Not a Single Country Does Enough for Children - Global Index

A UN-backed report assessing the capacity of 180 countries to ensure that their youngsters can survive and thrive highlights numerous "immediate" threats to children's health, environment and opportunities. Of the top 25 countries with the best score on emissions, all but two were African but on the "flourishing" part of the index, many African nations did badly on children's health, education, nutrition and protection from violence. The report - A Future For The World's Children - was commissioned by the WHO, UN Children's Fund and The Lancet medical journal.

No single country is adequately protecting children’s health, their environment and their futures, according to a landmark report.



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