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Child protection

Swaziland, 28 May 2014: Child victims of abuse find a shoulder to cry on

South Sudan, 5 May 2014: With conflict raging, recruitment of children into armed groups is on the rise

South Sudan, 2 May 2014: Lost and alone: One girl's nightmare amid the violence

South Africa, April 2014: Guiding vulnerable children towards a brighter future

Somalia, 2 April 2014: A young fighter for Al Shabaab turns his life around

South Sudan, 24 March 2014: Amid the chaos of conflict in South Sudan, reuniting separated children with their families

Somalia, 14 March 2014: Regional authority introduces an official policy to end FGM/C

Somalia, 13 March 2014: Teenage girl held captive by Al Shabaab starts a new life

Uganda, March 2014: Parents in Tepeth community join fight against Female Genital Mutilation

Somalia, 7 March 2014: After four years in the Somali army, a former child combatant starts a new life

South Africa, February 2014: Children’s voices making "air" waves on community radio

Tanzania, 27 January 2014: Teaming up with Tanzania’s Police Force to Fight Gender-Based Violence and Child Abuse in Tanzania

South Sudan, 14 February 2014: Reuniting children lost amid the violence in South Sudan

South Africa, 6 February 2014: Study in South Africa looks at reality and myths of cyberbullying

Tanzania, 27 January 2014: In the United Republic of Tanzania, a new solution for birth registration

Zimbabwe, January 2014: Vulnerable children speak out on the Child Protection Fund

Juba, South Sudan, 27 December 2013: Christmas babies a bright point amid suffering in South Sudan

Angola, 11 December 2013: Eight citizens in a day - A story on birth registration in Angola

Somalia, 13 November 2013: Important Religious Ruling against all forms of female circumcision signed in Puntland, North Eastern Somalia

Kenya, 20 November 2013: In Kenya, a child helpline proves a lifeline for a young victim of rape, and her family

Zimbabwe, November 2013: The Government of Zimbabwe and UNICEF launch campaign against child sexual abuse

Burundi, 8 October 2013: Small LED device piloted to empower women and power rural communities in Burundi

South Africa, 2 October 2013: In South Africa, helping children to help end violence

South Sudan, 15 August 2013: A girl’s account of her experience with the Lord’s Resistance Army

Uganda, 5 August 2013: Rapid route to reuniting Congolese refugee children in Uganda with their families

Uganda, 16 July 2013: UNICEF to deploy innovative RapidFTR system to reunite Congolese families in Uganda

Somalia, 20 June 2013: UNICEF support offers hope for children with disabilities in Somaliland

New York, 11 June 2013: World Day Against Child Labour shines spotlight on plight of domestic workers

Malawi, June 2013: Equity in Action - Global UNICEF partner Special Olympics report on visit to Malawi

Swaziland, 30 May 2013: Swazi children want more opportunities

Uganda, 30 May 2013: Two Ugandan children are - children, with support from their community

South Africa, 29 May 2013: Young leader inspires others towards enablement, despite her own disability

New York, 30 May 2013: Flagship report urges seeing the child - before the disability

Mozambique, 8 May 2013: Birth registration a vital necessity

Madagascar, 8 April 2013: Katy Perry sees strides in children's education, nutrition, sanitation and hygiene in Madagascar

South Sudan, 1 April 2013: Trauma facility established by UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Tetsuko Kuroyanagi in South Sudan is lifeline for young victims

Rwanda, 20 March 2013: In Rwanda, helping Congolese refugee children be children again

Uganda, 19 March 2013: New mobile application helps speed up family reunification for Congolese child refugees in Uganda

Ethiopia, 11 December 2012: Placing institutions and adoption practices under scrutiny - and reuniting children with their families

Somalia, 29 November 2012: Somali teenager attends the Pan African Forum on Children to highlight the problems of children in her country

Somalia, 22 November 2012: UNICEF supports efforts to push back against a tide of violence against women and girls

Belgium, 15 November 2012: The Nobel Peace Prize money will benefit children affected by war and conflicts

Mozambique, 8 November 2012: UNICEF Mozambique celebrates the first International Day of the Girl Child by highlighting the importance of stopping child marriage

South Sudan, 1 November 2012: A role model for girls against child marriage in Lakes State

Ethiopia, 30 October 2012: A community takes measures to protect girls from harmful practices including child marriage

Kenya, 15 October 2012: Minors find essential care in a refugee camp supported by UNICEF

Malawi, 15 October 2012: Compulsory universal birth registration protects children from abuses and opens access to social services

Rwanda, 31 July 2012: Ambitious move to close down children’s institutions and improve childcare system

Somalia, 26 July 2012: Fuel-efficient stoves prevent sexual violence and generate income for vulnerable families

South Africa, 19 July 2012: UNICEF Ambassador Sir Alex Ferguson and Manchester United player Ben Amos call for end to abuse of vulnerable children

South Sudan, 20 June 2012: Children urge greater protection for children living with disabilities

Namibia, 10 July 2012: Launch of agenda with special emphasis on children living with disabilities

Tanzania, 28 June 2012: Singer and UNICEF Regional Ambassador Oliver Mtukudzi visits Tanzania to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS and violence against children

Day of the African Child, 16 June 2012: Denis, an inspiration to children with disabilities in Uganda

Day of the African Child, 16 June 2012: Living with disability in South Sudan

Angola, 10 May 2012: A second chance for children in conflict with the law

South Africa, 8 May 2012: 'Believe in Zero' campaign aims to end violence against children

South Sudan, 17 April 2012: Land mine victim determined to achieve his dream despite losing a leg

Botswana, 5 April 2012: Parliament discusses the “unfinished” child rights and development agenda for children

Malawi, 29 March 2012: Malawi launches issuance of birth registration reports

Lesotho, 18 January 2012: With EU and UNICEF support, Lesotho puts in place a social protection programme for the most vulnerable

Kenya, 15 March 2012: Children living in Nairobi's informal settlements lack access to basic services and opportunities

South Sudan, 15 March 2012: UN and Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) sign historic agreement to stop child recruitment and release all children from the national army

Burundi, 13 March 2012: Guaranteeing children's rights to protection and play

5 January 2012: Field diary: UNICEF prepares to help victims of conflict in South Sudan

Tanzania, 22 December 2011: Religious leaders fight violence against children on the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children

Tanzania, 22 December 2011: Report evaluates the state of Tanzania’s adolescents

South Sudan, 1 December 2011: UNICEF and partners use radio to call for an end to violence against children

South Africa, 25 October 2011: Survey on social networking and safety for children and youth

Tanzania, 12 August 2011: Survey shows need for action on violence against children

South Sudan, 15 July 2011: 'Independence' baby signals the birth of a new nation

Tanzania, 17 June 2011: Strengthening child protection systems to reduce violence against children

Rwanda, 3 June 2011: Sylvain's story: A former child soldiers on the road to a new life

Somalia, 11 April 2011: Child Protection Advocates provide a safety net for vulnerable children

Rwanda, 15 February 2011: One stop centre provides a refuge for victims of domestic violence

Angola, 28 December 2010: UNICEF supports efforts to keep young Angolans off the streets

Uganda, 14 December 2010: Uganda modernizes birth registration process

Uganda, 14 December 2010: UNICEF supports Uganda's commitment to fight violence against women and children

Namibia, 23 November 2010: Fostering alternatives for orphaned or neglected children

Japan, 9 November 2010: Ethiopian short film wins UNICEF Prize at international contest

Uganda, 14 October 2010: Counsellor for child soldiers, featured in documentary film 'Children of War', discusses her work

Somalia, 29 September 2010: Despite challenges, partners of UNICEF strive to reach women and children in Mogadishu

Ethiopia, 24 August 2010: With UNICEF and European Union support, young women lead the fight against FGM

Angola, 10 August 2010: With free birth registration, Angola promotes a child's right to legal identity

Mozambique, 15 June 2010: Support centres protect children from violence and abuse

South Africa, 18 June 2010: Protecting South Africa's children during the FIFA World Cup 2010 and beyond

 

 
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