LATEST FROM THE EASTERN & SOUTHERN AFRICA REGION
Ethiopia, Jun 16, 2016
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Day of the African Child
This year’s theme: Conflict & Crisis: Protecting Children’s Rights. As in all humanitarian crises, children continue to bear the brunt of the impact. It is estimated that three out of ten African children are living in conflict-affected areas.
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Angola, Jun 21, 2016
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Safety nets
Malaria is one of the biggest killers in Angola, causing nearly half of deaths in children under the age of 5. Learn how a UNICEF-supported bed net distribution programme is helping women like Sonia protect their families from mosquito-borne illnesses.
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Somalia, Jun 21, 2016
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Education
Children of nomadic, pastoralist communities like Sundus are amongst the most excluded from education opportunities. UNICEF and parters support education that can adapt to their lifestyle such as temporary learning spaces, accelerated curriculum, etc.
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Tanzania, Jun 29, 2016
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Nutrition counselling
Maria has brought her two-month-old to a nutrition counselling session–aimed at getting women and caregivers to increase the diversity of nutrient-rich foods they prepare–where she learned what pregnant and lactating women should eat to prevent stunting.
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