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CHILD
atlas

Understanding how inequalities affect children across the world

Explore the situation of children. Learn how different groups fare globally. Discover how children describe their experiences.

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1Health / Under-five mortality

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CHILDREN
AROUND THE
WORLD

Context
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Under-five mortality

Context

Conflict-affected

Debt distress

Extremely high climate risk

Hunger-affected

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CHILDREN

SAY

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It’s high time the community (adults) realises that they are harming the environment that we children depend on to survive. As much as cutting trees and producing charcoal or having big industries that produce mass production goods are needed to earn a living, we should ensure we have another source of livelihood so that children can breathe fresh air and play in healthier environment

- Zamzam* , 18 years

Zamzam* ,

Somalia

I don't like working at the market because it damages my education; going to the market tires me out. When I get home, I can't study because I'm too tired.

- Aissata* , 11 years

Aissata* ,

Mali

Rankings

Where's the toughest
place to be a child?

Rank the regions or countries from the worst to the best situation.

Ranking of countries by Under-five mortality

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Trends and projections

How inequalities
evolve

Explore how children's outcomes are changing over time. Where data is available, you can also study how these changes differs between groups of children.

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Footnotes

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    topics.

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      Health

      Nutrition

      Water & Sanitation

      Education

      Child protection

      Gender equality & women and girls’ empowerment

      Child poverty

      Social protection

      Crisis & Insecurity

      Financing & Accountability

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