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2011

Ethiopia, 29 December 2011: Bringing child pneumonia deaths down to zero

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

Kenya, 22 December 2011: School offers meals, shelter, education and hope

Kenya, 15 December 2011: Access to education builds resilience amid drought in the Kenyan north-western region

Somalia, 15 December 2011: UNICEF and SAACID promote exclusive breastfeeding in Somalia's drought-affected communities

Zimbabwe, 13 December 2011: UNICEF National Goodwill Ambassador Prudence Mabhena

5 December 2011: International Volunteer day

Burundi, 6 December 2011: Preventing the mother-to-child transmission of HIV

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

South Africa, 22 November 2011: Climate change exacerbates child vulnerability

South Africa, 9 November 2011: ‘Techno Girl’ programme tackles skills shortage

Denmark, 2 November 2011: In Copenhagen, British and Danish royals visit UNICEF's Supply Centre

Angola, 28 October 2011: Taking the fight against malaria to the community

South Sudan, 27 October 2011: A primary school becomes a model for increasing girls’ enrolment

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

Kenya, 18 October 2011: Saving lives in the Horn of Africa, one child at a time

Horn of Africa, 5 October 2011: Rethinking the humanitarian response to drought, conflict and famine

Kenya, 3 October 2011: ‘Water is our life’ – Pastoralists adapt to village life in drought-stricken north-eastern Kenya

South Africa, 30 September 2011: UNICEF-supported Sports for Development programme scores a goal with South African students

Kenya, 30 September 2011: Ali’s story: In drought-ravaged Kenya, education is the key to a brighter future

Madagascar, 26 September 2011: Plumpy’doz distribution fights malnutrition in the south

Ethiopia, 21 September 2011: Field diary – A safety net for families at risk in drought-prone Tigray

Burundi, 19 September 2011: Open-air theatre and audience participation raise malaria awareness

Kenya, 19 September 2011: In Kenyan camps, vaccine protects Somali refugee children from killer pneumonia

Kenya, 16 September 2011: At a camp for Somali refugees in Dadaab, a three-year-old boy recovers from malnutrition

Kenya, 14 September 2011: With water scarce, Kenya comes up with innovative solutions

Horn of Africa, 14 September 2011: Podcast: Ongoing drought in the Horn of Africa threatens the new school year

Somalia, 14 September 2011: UNICEF supports stabilization centres to treat malnourished children

Kenya, 14 September 2011: Goodwill Ambassador Youssou N'Dour meets Somali refugee children in Dadaab

Uganda, 5 September 2011: Bio-gas pilot project meets energy and safety needs for rural families

Ethiopia, 5 September 2011: Children help younger friends and neighbours prepare for primary school

Kenya, 19, September 2011: In Kenyan camps, vaccine protects Somali refugee children from killer pneumonia.

Horn of Africa, 2 September 2011: Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow issues urgent appeal after visiting Somali refugees

Kenya, 31 August 2011: In a Kenyan district hard-hit by drought, children survive on one meal a day

Somalia, 31 August: 2011: School is a safe haven for children displaced by famine and conflict

Horn of Africa, 31 August 2011: At African Union pledge event, Ghanaian boy calls for urgent action on Horn of Africa crisis

Lesotho, 31 August 2011: Peer leaders take the initiative on HIV prevention among young people

Lesotho, 31 August 2011: Exclusive breastfeeding ensures a healthy life for Lesotho’s children

Ethiopia, 29 August 2011: UNICEF-supported mass vaccination campaign in Ethiopian refugee camp continues

Ethiopia, 25 August 2011: UNICEF-supported outpatient therapeutic feeding programmes provide life-saving services

Kenya, 25 August 2011: Families struggle to cope with loss amidst drought

Somalia, 25 August 2011: UNICEF mounts urgent response to contain the spread of cholera

Horn of Africa, 22 August 2011: On World Humanitarian Day, the UN celebrates the extraordinary efforts of aid workers

Somalia, 22 August 2011: Schooling continues for IDPs and incoming children amidst drought crisis

Kenya, 22 August 2011: Refugee camps hygiene promotion aims to prevent disease by changing behaviour

Kenya, 22 August 2011: New pipeline brings hope to drought-affected communities

Kenya, 16 August 2011: One mother’s hopes and fears in drought-stricken Kenya

Kenya, 16 August 2011: UNICEF provides life-saving emergency nutrition intervention to drought-affected communities

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

Ethiopia, 12 August 2011: Government of Japan supports therapeutic feeding to treat malnutrition

Ethiopia, 12 August 2011: Mothers struggle to feed their children amidst drought crisis

Kenya, 12 August 2011: Mobile schools aim to ensure education

Somalia, 10 August 2011: Feeding centres treat malnourished children amidst famine in southern Somalia

Uganda, 5 August 2011: Spreading the word about infant and young child nutrition

Ethiopia, 5 August 2011: Community Based Nutrition programme holds off hunger in drought-prone Ethiopia

Kenya, 5 August 2011: Field diary: At a refugee camp in Kenya, a father's devotion helps his young son survive

Kenya, 5 August 2011: Immunization reduces threat of disease outbreaks around refugee camps

Horn of Africa, 5 August 2011: A greater humanitarian response is needed as crisis deepens

Zambia, 2 August 2011: Cash transfers provide social protection to Zambia's most vulnerable families

Zimbabwe, 29 July 2011: 'Young People We Care' volunteers assist vulnerable households

Horn of Africa, 29 July 2011: UNICEF and partners race against time as crisis worsens

Burundi, 19 September 2011: Open-air theatre and audience participation raise malaria awareness

Horn of Africa, 26 July 2011: UNICEF delivers crucial supplies as the situation deteriorates

Kenya, 26 July 2011: Field diary: the road to Dadaab

Ethiopia, 26 July 2011: UNICEF-supported programme fights malnutrition amidst severe drought

Mozambique, 21 July 2011: Communities lead the way to safe sanitation

Kenya, 18 July 2011: Amidst regional drought, malnutrition imperils thousands of refugee children in Dadaab

Rwanda, 15 July 2011: Providing comprehensive care to young people living with HIV

South Africa, 15 July 2011: A neonatal care initiative builds health and saves lives

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

Kenya, 13 July 2011: Amidst the region's worst drought in decades, Somali refugees crowd camps in Kenya

Kenya, 13 July 2011: UNICEF responds to Horn of Africa food crisis that has left 2 million children malnourished

South Sudan, 8 July 2011: As South Sudan looks to nationhood, education is pivotal

South Sudan, 8 July 2011: Challenges ahead to strengthen children’s rights as nation prepares for independence

Horn of Africa, 6 July 2011: 10 million in need of urgent aid amidst drought, conflict and high food prices

Uganda, 5 July 2011: UNICEF and the European Union combat malnutrition in drought-stricken Karamoja

Tanzania, 5 July 2011: UNICEF joins other agencies in signing the first UN Development Assistance Plan

Zimbabwe, 5 July 2011: Braille textbooks provide more chidren with equal access to learning

Ethiopia, 4 July 2011: UNICEF helps meet water supply challenges in drought-hit Raya Azebo district

Eastern and Southern Africa, 21 June 2011: Oliver Mtukudzi – New UNICEF Regional Goodwill Ambassador

Namibia, 20 June 2011: Young parliamentarians stress need for investment in technology

Lesotho, 17 June 2011: Prime Minister launches UNICEF-supported free and compulsory education campaign

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

South Africa, 13 June 2011: Child-friendly schools inspire a brighter future for young people

Madagascar, 13 June 2011: UNICEF and GAVI work to protect health gains for young children

Mozambique, 13 June 2011: Efforts to educate about HIV testing help pregnant mothers and children

Kenya & Ethiopia, 6 June 2011: UNICEF and European Union respond as climate change alters lives in Kenya and Ethiopia

South Africa, 2 June 2011: UNICEF and partners launch report on preventing HIV among young people

Tanzania, 3 June 2011: Young reporters' network empowers youth to be heard

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

Geneva, 24 May 2011: Young people launch 'Children’s Charter' for staying safe in disasters

Zambia, 3 February 2011: Mother-Baby Pack launched to help prevent HIV transmission

Zambia, 18 May 2011: HIV testing and treatment programme protects children's lives

Lesotho, 22 March 2011: Innovative programme aims to halt the spread of HIV

Ethiopia, 21 April 2011: Health workers and community members work together to prevent child malnutrition

Somalia, 21 April 2011: Field diary: UNICEF helps provide water to drought-hit regions

Zimbabwe, 21 April 2011: Government of Japan gives new life to Zimbabwe immunization programme

Ethiopia, 21 April 2011: African adolescents gather to review progress on youth development

Ethiopia, 21 April 2011: Student-run WASH club promotes proper sanitation and hygiene practices

Namibia, 20 April 2011: UNICEF and partners respond as heavy rains displace tens of thousands

Madagascar, 20 April 2011: UNICEF launches new campaign to stop the spread of pneumonic plague

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

Ethiopia, 1 April 2011: UNICEF Executive Director sees equity strategy accelerating education

Namibia, 31 March 2011: A national campaign aims to increase men's involvement in HIV health programmes

Somalia, 31 March 2011: Gender equality classes help teenage girls stay in school

Botswana, 31 March 2011: Teen centres provide a refuge for adolescents living with HIV

Angola, 31 March 2011: Angola moves ahead in its efforts to kick polio out of the country

Rwanda, 21 March 2011: Eco latrines improve quality of life in earthquake-affected communities

Angola, 21 March 2011: A new door-to-door strategy to eliminate polio

Malawi, 21 March 2011: Children swap floors for desks at Malawi school with MSNBC-US Fund for UNICEF support

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

Kenya, 16 February 2011: Pneumococcal vaccine formally introduced to the country's routine immunization programme for children

Somalia, 13 January 2011: UNICEF and Japan support improved education and health for vulnerable Somali children

Rwanda, 20 January 2011: Japan funds ongoing support for children and families affected by 2008 earthquake

Ethiopia, 20 January 2011: Two districts in northern Ethiopia declare an end to female genital cutting

Zambia, 26 July 2011: Vaccination campaign conducted in response to resurgence of measles

Ethiopia, 6 August 2011: Health extension workers bring care to new mothers in rural areas

 

 
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