Who We Are UNICEF is the leading humanitarian and development agency working globally for the rights of every child. Guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF strives to establish children’s rights as enduring ethical principles and international standards of behaviour towards children. UNICEF works with the Government and other partners to contribute to the progressive realization of children and women’s rights, in accordance with the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). Particular emphasis is placed on increasing the impact of programmes and policies on children living in the hinterland areas of Guyana. What We Do Child Survival UNICEF Guyana is working to reduce and prevent childhood illnesses, mother to child transmission of HIV, and to ensure adequate nutrition, protection and development in early childhood, so that children can have the best possible start in life. Child Protection UNICEF Guyana advocates for increased efforts to prevent and reduce violence against children, including abolishing corporal punishment and promoting positive discipline as an alternative, addressing the issue of children in contact with the law through strong prevention and response programmes, supporting the best…