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2012

Zimbabwe, 31 December 2012: The disability that prevents Munashe from using his hands proves no barrier to his education

Kenya, 30 December 2012: The classroom offers a 13-year-old Somali refugee sanctuary from the rigours of life in Dadaab camp

Kenya, 30 December 2012: Aid in the form of cash payments helps young Kenyans break the cycle of poverty

Kenya, 24 December 2012: A well offers hope for the future in rural Kenya

Somalia, 13 December 2012: UNICEF leads Child Health Days to stem the tide of preventable childhood diseases

Rwanda, 11 December 2012: Through its early childhood development programme, UNICEF helps build a strong foundation for refugee children at Kigeme camp

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

Tanzania, 11 December 2012: As leaders gather to discuss vaccines at the GAVI Forum, the United Republic of Tanzania introduces new vaccines for pneumonia and diarrhoea

Namibia, 4 December 2012: Teen club helps children living with HIV transition into adolescence

Kenya, 4 December 2012: For villages in Turkana, a new initiative that brings clean water to the community is life-changing

U.S.A., 29 November 2012: Starting with children is key to achieving an AIDS-free generation

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

Ethiopia, 29 November 2012: Children speak out on key issues at the third Pan African Forum on Children, held in Addis Ababa

Lesotho, 29 November 2012: Food crisis aggravates the already massive social challenges the country faces

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

Somalia, 15 November 2012: Months after famine conditions have ended, health centres across southern Somalia help children suffering from malnutrition

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

Kenya, 6 November 2012: Reaching the hard-to-reach with disease-preventing vaccines

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

Angola, 24 October 2012: Responding to the nutrition crisis from the international to the community level

Namibia, 23 October 2012: Community workers take healthcare to the hardest-to-reach villages

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

Somalia, 4 October 2012: Scholarships help Somali girls cross barriers to education

Malawi, 20 September 2012: Outreach programme brings healthcare closer to communities

New York, 13 September 2012: UNICEF report points to rapid progress made in reducing child deaths worldwide

South Sudan, 11 September 2012: A new nation has the opportunity to rebuild with new ideas

Tanzania, 4 September 2012: Mothers' support group tackles mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Zimbabwe, 30 August 2012: Improved water, sanitation and hygiene for rural households

South Sudan, 25 August 2012: No more open defecation as village embraces Community Led Total Sanitation

Zambia, 15 August 2012: The power of youth - celebrating International Youth Day

Zambia, 15 August 2012: 'RapidSMS' and mobile apps create waves of change in the fight against HIV and AIDS

Angola, 9 August 2012: Angola turns the tide against polio

South Sudan, 9 August 2012: Women take the lead in local peace building

Zimbabwe, 6 August 2012: Country's education system on the road to recovery

Somalia, 6 August 2012: Aid trickles into Somalia's drought hit Baidoa region as militant group Al-Shabaab moves out

Ethiopia, 6 August 2012: More HIV-positive mothers deliver babies free of the virus

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

Zimbabwe, 30 July 2012: Critical new vaccine against pneumonia launched

Global, 27 July 2012: ‘Shuga: Love, Sex, Money' screened at global AIDS conference

Somalia, 27 July 2012: Field Diary: Recovering from a brush with death

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

Ethiopia, 25 July 2012: In Ethiopia's refugee camps, life-saving assistance for Somali arrivals

Ethiopia, 25 July 2012: UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson visits programmes for adolescents, micro-enterprise

Somalia, 25 July 2012: Field Diary: A mourning mother in Mogadishu

Zambia, 25 July 2012: UNICEF and partner awarded for Programme Mwana, programme using SMS messages to deliver HIV test results

Somalia, 20 July 2012: Daily hardship remains a way of life for many children

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

Somalia, 19 July 2012: One year after Somalia's famine, a story of recovery

Somalia, 19 July 2012: One year after the declaration of famine, Somalia sees signs of progress

Angola, 19 July 2012: Country strengthens services to prevent paediatric HIV infections

Uganda, 18 July 2012: UNICEF public service announcement urges focus on HIV prevention

Lesotho, 18 July 2012: Colour-coded Mother-Baby Packs save lives

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

Tanzania, 13 July 2012: Locally sourced teaching aids are engaging students and improving education

Zimbabwe, 13 July 2012: The Education Transition Fund is rewriting Zimbabwe’s education system

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

Ethiopia, 5 July 2012: Health services are protecting drought-affected children from malnutrition

Zambia, 3 July 2012: Zambian youth chosen to be torchbearer in the 2012 London Olympic Games

Tanzania, 28 June 2012: Religious leaders address child poverty at the Global Network of Religions for Children Forum

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

Madagascar, 26 June 2012: Social mobilization campaigns help reduce child mortality

Italy, 26 June 2012: Research watch: Post 2015: What Next?

Zambia, 21 June 2012: A Zambian youth helps shape World Youth Congress in Rio

Angola, 19 June 2012: Saving children from malnutrition in drought-affected Angola

Kenya, 16 June 2012: Maternal shelters are part of a broad package of care designed to reduce child mortality

Ethiopia, 16 June 2012: The expansion of rural health services is key to reducing child mortality

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

Zambia, 14 June 2012: Climate ambassador sets table for Rio+20

Malawi, 12 June 2012: Health Surveillance Assistants provide a life-saving link between communities and the health care system

Rwanda, 12 June 2012: With pneumonia and diarrhoea vaccines, country makes gains in child survival

South Sudan, 7 June 2012: Increasing demand for vaccination services

Lesotho, 4 June 2012: Reaching all pregnant women with health services to eliminate paediatric HIV infections

South Africa, 4 June 2012: Child Support Grants prove critical to reducing child poverty

Zimbabwe, 28 May 2012: Disparities must be addressed to achieve women’s and children’s rights in the fight against HIV/AIDS, says UNICEF

Madagascar, 16 May 2012: Urban children highlight their needs through video

Uganda, 14 May 2012: Reflections on the UN General Assembly Special Session on Children, ten years on

South Sudan, 14 May 2012: Hunger a daily reality for children

Ethiopia, 10 May 2012: In rural Ethiopia, UNICEF and ECHO support community-based nutrition services for children

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

Comoros, 3 May 2012: UNICEF responds to the flood emergency

Namibia, Angola, 27 April 2012: Cross-border immunization programme protects Namibians and Angolans

Angola, 25 April 2012: Slow but steady results in Angola’s fight against malaria

South Sudan, 27 April 2012: Sanitation and hygiene education helps fight disease

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

Rwanda, 17 April 2012: Helping babies grow up HIV-free

South Sudan, 13 April 2012: South Sudan faces challenges providing maternal and child health care

Uganda, 10 April 2012: UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake addresses malnutrition at the 126th Inter-Parliamentary Union

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

Rwanda, 11 January 2012: Voices of the most vulnerable children heard at Rwanda’s annual National Children’s Summit

South Africa, 3 April 2012: In a major policy shift, mothers in South Africa are encouraged to exclusively breastfeed instead of using formula

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

Ethiopia, 29 March 2012: Mobile health teams bring medical care to pastoralists in remote regions

Malawi, 26 March 2012: UNICEF committed to working with local suppliers

Somalia, 22 March 2012: Safe water remains scarce, contributing to disease and malnutrition

Mozambique, 27 January 2012: Two major storms strike Mozambique in quick succession, causing widespread damage

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

Uganda, 15 March 2012: U-report application revolutionizes social mobilization, empowering Ugandan youth

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

Angola, 13 March 2012: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon attends Angola’s first polio eradication campaign of the year

Rwanda, 24 January 2012: Community-based nutrition programmes are empowering communities to treat and prevent malnutrition

Rwanda, 17 January 2012: Improving schools for children with disabilities

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

South Africa, 10 January 2012: Going beyond the ABCs

 

 
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