Arab States

Based on the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the project encourages families in rural or underprivileged areas to acquire sound parenting skills from pregnancy on through early childhood.

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Regional Reports

Early Childhood in the Arab Countries: Status and Challenges
This report is an overview of the current status of early childhood care and education  (ECCE) in 15 Arab countries based on their responses to a survey questionnaire  commissioned by UNESCO. It identifies challenges and major constraints and concludes  with recommendations for the concerned parties. The report can be used as a framework for national action plans in ECCE and as an advocacy tool.

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