11 December 1946 The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund is created.

1980:

UNICEF launches the ‘Women in Development Programme’.
Child care and agricultural labour go hand-in-hand, Malawi.

Helping Children heal from the ravages of war
 

1980 - 1995

UNICEF Executive Director James Grant: “We need to give children’s essential needs a ‘first call’ on society’s resources.”
Operation Lifeline Sudan.

 

1981

Reaching out to children living on the streets.
Brazil.

Helping Children heal from the ravages of war
 

1982:

The Child Survival Revolution is launched with ‘GOBI’ as its operational acronym.
‘G’ stands for Growth monitoring.
Benin.

Relief across Europe and Asia
 

‘O’ for Oral rehydration therapy, the most cost-effective way to cure diarrhoea-induced dehydration.
China.

Assitence begins with supplies.
The first UNICEF National Committee is created.

‘B’ for Breastfeeding, the best nutritional start in life.
Egypt.

 
 
 
The first UNICEF National Committee is created.

‘I’ for Immunization.
A polio vaccination campaign, Sudan.

The first UNICEF National Committee is created.
 

1984:

Fighting famine in the Horn of Africa and Sahel regions.
Ethiopia.

 

1985:

The first ‘Days of Tranquillity’.
A ceasefire for vaccination, El Salvador.

The first UNICEF National Committee is created.
The first UNICEF National Committee is created.
 

1988:

Supporting children affected by war and HIV/AIDS.
A former child soldier, D.R. Congo.

 

1989:

Youth embrace ‘Education for Peace’.
Lebanon. The first UNICEF National Committee is created.

The first UNICEF National Committee is created.
 

1989:

‘Education for All’ means girls as well as boys.
‘Meena’, an animated South Asian heroine.