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Child Friendly Cities - Brochure

Establishment of the Child Friendly Cities model in the twelve cities of Antalya; Bursa; Erzincan; Gaziantep; Karaman; Kayseri; Kırşehir; Konya; Sivas; Tekirdağ; Trabzon and Uşak will support: • the MONE and UNICEF Haydi Kızlar Okula! initiative to get all girls into primary education; • reintegration of children living on the street with their families; • reduction of child labour with measures to alleviate poverty in low–income families.

Establishment of the Child Friendly Cities model in the twelve cities of Antalya; Bursa; Erzincan; Gaziantep; Karaman; Kayseri; Kırşehir; Konya; Sivas; Tekirdağ; Trabzon and Uşak will support:

• the MONE and UNICEF Haydi Kızlar Okula! initiative to get all girls into primary education;
• reintegration of children living on the street with their families;
• provision of catch–up education for childrenwho have missed basic education;
• tighter traffic regulation and controls to make roads and streets safer for children;
• Baby Friendly hospitals and the benefits of exclusive breastfeeding;
• adequate budget analysis and allocation of resources for children;
• making all schools Child Friendly Schools;
• greater awareness of children’s rights — among both adults and children;
• more sports and recreational activities and facilities for children. FOR SPONSORS As a comprehensive social mobilisation project,

Child Friendly Cities relies on the financial support of private sector businesses and agencies. Their active participation in the process of making our cities fit for children to live in is also vital. As the heart of the economy, business activities directly influence outcomes for children. In return, children will one day shape business because they are the future of the economy. Involvement in the development of any one of Turkey’s twelve major Child Friendly Cities will increase the visibility of a sponsoring brand and build a positive public image as caring agents of social development. verty in low–income families.

UNICEF Turkey Country Office, Yukarı Dikmen Mah. Alexsander Dubçek Cd. 7/106, 06450 Çankaya/Ankara. Telephone: +90 312 454 1000 Fax: +90 312 496 1461 E-mail: ankara@unicef.org