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Child protection

South Sudan, 24 June 2014: Government recommits to action plan to end recruitment and use of children

Ethiopia/New York, 11 December 2014: 1 in 3 children under-five do not officially exist – UNICEF

Tanzania, 19 June 2014: UNICEF launches music video to prompt action to end violence against children

Tanzania, 16 June 2014: Hai District launches One Stop Center to address violence against women and children

Regional, 29 May 2014: UNICEF, UNFPA stand behind Africa’s biggest anti child marriage push

Swaziland, 26 May 2014: Ending violence against children: Translating data into action

South Sudan, 18 April 2014: Children killed in brutal fighting

New York, 6 March 2014: Recruitment and use of children in government forces in conflict must end

Tanzania, 22 January 2014: UNICEF, EU, Save the Children and Plan International Join Forces with Tanzania to End Violence against Children

South Sudan, 17 January 2014: UNICEF: Child combatants reported in South Sudan conflict

Tanzania, 17 January 2014: The Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Arrives in Dar es Salaam on 18 January

Juba, South Sudan, 24 December 2013: Children in grave danger amid increasing violence in South Sudan

New York/Juba, 22 December 2013: Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on protection of children in South Sudan

Statement of Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director, on protection of children in South Sudan

Malawi/New York, 11 December 2013: 1 in 3 children under-five do not officially exist – UNICEF

New York, 11 December 2013: One in three children under-five do not officially exist - UNICEF

Tanzania, 10 December 2013: Launch of the 5 Year Strategy for Progressive Child Justice Reform Demonstrates Government Commitment to the Implementation of Children’s Human Rights

South Africa, 28 November 2013: South African children resilient in their mitigation of online risks

Tanzania, 26 November 2013: Launch of The Gender and Children’s Desk and 3 Year Action Plan Demonstrate Police Commitment to Strengthen Its Response to Gender Based Violence and Violence Against Children

New York / South Africa, 20 November 2013: On Universal Children’s Day, put hidden violence and abuse in the spotlight, says UNICEF

Lesotho, 3 October 2013: UNICEF welcomes Lesotho’s expansion of child grants

Malawi, 2 October 2013: Prevention as first step in ending violence against children

Uganda, 21 September 2013: UN Joint Statement: Commemorating the International Day of Peace

New York / Addis Ababa, 19 September 2013: The United Nations working together with the African Union to protect children in armed conflict

New York, 18 September 2013: Media Advisory: Social Good Summit 2013

Uganda, 10 September 2013: “Breaking with broken systems” – Pan African study tour in Uganda offers way forward in strengthening civil registration systems in Africa

Mozambique, 27 August 2013: UNICEF Mozambique statement on child abuse in Inhambane orphanage

Brussels, 27 August 2013: European Union top officials back #ENDviolence initiative

Zimbabwe, 16 June 2013: Joint statement by the Zimbabwe Youth Council and UNICEF to mark the 2013 Day of the African Child

Uganda, 1 August 2013: UNICEF’s innovative tracing tool helps to reunite more than 60 Congolese children with their families

South Sudan, 31 July 2013: Ending violence against children is everybody’s responsibility

DRC / Uganda / Geneva, 2 August 2013: Thousands of children escape violence in Eastern DRC, now seeking refuge in Uganda

New York, 31 July 2013: Make the Invisible Visible: UNICEF urges louder voices and urgent action to fight violence against children

Tanzania, 23 July 2013: The Government of Tanzania launches a new national birth registration system set to massively accelerate the number of children under 5 with birth certificates

New York / Lilongwe, 16 June 2013: Communities are key to ending customs that harm children, says UNICEF

New York / Addis Ababa, 16 June 2013: Communities are key to ending customs that harm children, says UNICEF

South Sudan, 14 June 2013: Ending Child Marriage in South Sudan: Our collective responsibility

South Sudan, 30 May 2013: See the child – before the disability, UNICEF says

New York, 12 June 2013: Conflict creating unprecedented threats to children’s lives

New York, 12 June 2013: Child labour robbing millions of health, education and growth, UNICEF says

Malawi, 6 June 2013: See the child - before the disability, MODEA and UNICEF says

Viet Nam, 30 May 2013: See the child – before the disability, UNICEF says

Addis Ababa, 20 May 2013: Universal birth registration could be lasting legacy of African Union’s 50th anniversary

Tanzania, 19 April 2013: Tanzanian Government launches a Three Year Multi Sector National Plan to Prevent and Respond to Violence Against Children

Madagascar, 7 April 2013: Katy Perry teams up with UNICEF and visits children in Madagascar

Zimbabwe, 8 March 2013: Keep children out of harm’s way, UNICEF Executive Director urges Zimbabweans

South Africa, 4 December 2012: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom spends a day with South African children

Kenya, 29 November 2012: Government committed to addressing findings on Violence Against Children Study Report

South Sudan, 20 November 2012: As the country commemorates the Convention on the Rights of the Child’s 23rd Anniversary, there is an urgent need for ratification of the convention

Global, 11 October 2012: UNICEF focuses on ending child marriage on the International Day of the Girl Child

South Africa, 6 September 2012: Making every child count – right from the start

Day of the African Child, 16 June 2012: UNICEF calls for social inclusion of children with disabilities in Africa

South Sudan, 30 April 2012: UNICEF: Explosive weapons in populated areas must stop

Rwanda, 29 March 2012: UNICEF supports Rwandan children to access justice

South Africa, 2 February 2012: Children have a right to be protected from corporal punishment

Rwanda, 10 January 2012: Prime Minister Calls for all Children to Grow up in Families

Somalia, 15 November 2011: UNICEF extremely concerned about the impact of escalating conflict on children

Rwanda, 5 October 2011: UNICEF welcomes First Lady’s campaign to end violence against children

Tanzania, 11 August 2011: Tanzania government announces commitment to address survey report findings on the violence against children

Day of the African Child, 16 June 2011: UNICEF calls African governments to protect children from violence, exploitation and abuse

Lesotho, 10 June 2011: Lesotho enacts Children’s Protection and Welfare Act

Somalia, 7 June 2011: UNICEF shocked at new reports of increase in child casualties

Somalia, 21 March 2011: Ongoing Somalia crisis is a children’s crisis says UNICEF

South Africa, 1 December 2010: South Africans need to unite to stop sexual violence

Italy, 18 November 2010: New report offers breakthrough to ending Female Genital Mutilation

Ethiopia, 12 November 2010: FGM/C abandoned in two districts of Afar region

Lesotho, 8 September 2010: Don’t forget the children – A renewed call to enact the Children’s Protection and Welfare Bill

South Africa, 9 June 2010: UNICEF applauds tourism industry’s commitment to stop child sex tourism

 

 
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