Early Childhood Matters: Advances in early childhood development

The 2016 edition of Early Childhood Matters features contributions from UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake; WHO Assistant Director General Flavia Bustreo; Alice Albright and colleagues at the Global Partnership for Education; and Susan L. Bissell of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children. Other articles address issues from measuring child development at population level to scaling up the early childhood workforce and the use of innovative finance mechanisms. There are looks at early childhood initiatives in countries such as South Africa, Uruguay, Liberia and the Republic of Georgia.