Nurturing Care for Early Childhood Development

“If we change the beginning of the story,
we change the whole story.”
 — The beginning of life

nurturing care framework
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Download the Nurturing Care Framework in English
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Executive summaries in Arabic, English, French, Spanish
Operationalization of the Framework - The health sector along with other sectors
Download the Nurturing Care Framework presentation template
NEW: Frequently Asked Questions
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ARNEC supports nurturing care for young children in Asia

The Asia-Pacific Regional Network for Early Childhood (ARNEC) has published an advocacy brief for partners to advance the Nurturing Care Framework in the Asia-Pacific region. The brief outlines what is nurturing care, why it is important for children’s development, how attention to nurturing care can help achieve the SDGs, and provides ideas of what can be done to promote nurturing care in the region.

  • You can download the advocacy brief here.
  • Find out more about ARNEC here.
  • Learn more about how nurturing care was promoted in ARNEC’s 2019 regional conference here.