It is noteworthy that the report relied on a number of elements espoused in the National Plan of Action for Children.
This report is published every five years by UNICEF. This is the first year that UNICEF partners with a local organization to help in the findings of the report. UNICEF is hoping to replicate this example globally. NCFA was chosen as a partner due to their expertise in the field of child and family issues.
UNICEF was established in 1946 and began its co-operation programmes in Jordan in 1952. UNICEF works with the Jordanian government, the Royal family and non-government and civil society organisations to ensure the rights of children and women. UNICEF works in the context of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), which Jordan endorsed in 1991. The CRC aims at protecting children and providing them with the opportunity to develop in a safe and healthy environment. In its work, UNICEF focuses on four programmes: early childhood development, child protection, youth participation and empowerment, and policy advocacy and partnerships for children's rights.
About the NCFA:
In recognition of the family as the natural and fundamental group unit
of society and the best environment to prepare generations for productive
lives and responsible citizenship, the National Council for Family Affairs
(NCFA) was founded by a Royal Decree in 2001. A civil society organization
presided by Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah, NCFA is an umbrella
organization that supports, coordinates and facilitates the work of its
partners and relevant institutions which are involved and influential in
the field of family affairs. NCFA contributes to ensuring a better q
|SOURCE Embassy of Jordan|
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