Importance of Urban Green Space to Children’s Development
Green spaces can significantly benefit children’s physical, mental and social development – from infancy into adulthood. This discussion paper from UNICEF outlines the many benefits of green spaces on children’s health and development, as well as actions to improve access to green spaces.
Recommended interventions focus on empowering communities to claim and maintain their local green spaces, securing government support to improve and create green space in cities, and prioritising schools and childcare centres for green improvements.
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Posted on 15th July 2021