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In chronological order:

Uganda, April 2014: Living life in abundance as a HIV positive mother

Uganda, April 2014: Commemoration of 25 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child kicks off with first ACTIVATE talk

Zimbabwe, April 2014: Community-based nutrition program helps reduce child malnutrition

Zimbabwe, April 2014: Exclusive breastfeeding protects newborns from HIV/AIDS

Zimbabwe, April 2014: Nutrition gardens changing lives

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

Zimbabwe, April 2014: Science kits for secondary schools in remotest Zimbabwe

Kenya, 1 April 2014: Setting the pace for the survival of children and women – First Lady runs to save lives

South Sudan, 28 March 2014: Today, it takes a village

Somalia, March 2014: UNICEF focus on improving access to water to reduce burden on women and children

South Africa, March 2014: Sport leading the way to a brighter future and a closer community

Zimbabwe, March 2014: Tippy Taps setting a trend in rural schools by promoting innovation through simplicity

Tanzania, 27 March 2014: Promoting Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision among adolescents and youth to reduce the risk of HIV

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

South Africa, 21 March 2014: Santam and UNICEF spotlight Children's Rights through Art

Somalia, 19 March 2014: Combatting malnutrition in Somaliland

Zimbabwe, March 2014: UNICEF moves a step closer in improving access to clean and safe water for women and children in small towns

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

Copenhagen, 12 March 2014: Lowest-ever prices for polio vaccines

South Sudan, 10 March 2014: Early storm is a warning of devastation to come in South Sudan

Zimbabwe, March 2014: Chipo’s story: benefitting from exclusive breastfeeding

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

Somalia, 7 March 2014: Ilmi - A Champion in Puntland for Sanitation

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

Tanzania, 4 March 2013: Children’s Voices Reaching Audiences all over Tanzania

Rwanda, February 2014: School based mentors support English instruction in schools

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

Kenya, 26 February 2014: Kenya intensifies efforts to fight polio

Mozambique, February 2014: Preparation is key to improving lives at community radios

Zimbabwe, February 2014: Children will bear brunt of climate change impact, new study says

Malawi, 19 February 2014: African leaders forum on disability: “Disability is not inability”

Zimbabwe, February 2014: World Radio Day 2014: UNICEF amplifying youth voices in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe, February 2014: UNICEF Director for Innovations urges young innovators to use technology to change the world

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

Tanzania, 13 February 2014: Treating Malnutrition in Zanzibar

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

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

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

Somalia, 17 January 2014: UNICEF and partners use technology, flexible curriculum for pastoralist education

Zimbabwe, January 2014: Young people with a difference assist vulnerable households in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe, January 2014: Adolescents living with HIV: A generation to protect and support

Zimbabwe, January 2014: Child President End of Year Statement

New York, 8 January 2014: In South Sudan’s capital, critical aid reaches conflict-displaced families

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

Kenya, 24 December 2013: Schoolchildren in Kenya take the fight against polio into their communities

Zimbabwe, December 2013: Zimbabwe children tell their stories through one minute videos

Zimbabwe, December 2013: UNICEF to distribute science kits to all secondary schools in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe, December 2013: Apostolic umbrella body launches three year strategic plan on maternal and child health, early marriages and access to education

Zimbabwe, December 2013: Barclays Bank donates to the Child Friendly National Budgeting Initiative in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe, December 2013: Changing lives through the provision of clean water in rural Zimbabwe

Somalia, 18 December 2013: In Somaliland, volunteer vaccinators help contain the threat of polio

South Africa, 17 December 2013: Supporting pregnant women’s journey to motherhood

Rwanda, 12 December 2013: Innovative ways to combat Malnutrition continues in Rwanda

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

Mozambique, 10 December 2013: UNICEF Mozambique and Magnum Photos proudly present… The Rights Responsibility – their rights, our responsibility

Botswana, 5 December 2013: Wise Up programme uses theatre to raise awareness among youth in Botswana about HIV/AIDS

New York, 4 December 2013: Goodwill Ambassador Katy Perry: Put the spotlight on children and amplify the voices of youth

Zimbabwe, November 2013: Children present priority issues for the 2014 National Budget

Zimbabwe, November 2013: UNICEF to distribute science kits to all secondary schools in Zimbabwe

Somalia, 29 November 2013: Upgrades in care save the lives of mothers and newborns in Somalia

Malawi, 27 November 2013: Preventing HIV in schools

Malawi, 27 November 2013: Malawi’s Option B+ programme is helping to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Botswana, 25 November 2013: Lay counsellors support Botswana’s health workers - and the country’s fight against HIV/AIDS

South Africa, 21 November 2013: In South Africa, centre works with vulnerable adolescents to prevent HIV/AIDS infection

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

Somalia, 18 November 2013: Programme provides a full courseload for pastoralist girls in Somalia

Zimbabwe, 13 November 2013: Zimbabwe makes lifelong anti-retroviral treatment available to all HIV positive pregnant women

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

Mozambique, 7 November 2013: Community health workers help save children’s lives in remote areas

Ethiopia, November 2013: Africa needs to invest on its children’s future: Angélique Kidjo

Somalia, November 2013: Historic Somali Joint Health and Nutrition Programme signed

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

Zimbabwe, 5 November 2013: Bicycles for Village Health Workers in rural Zimbabwe: modest, economical, life saving

Zimbabwe, 5 November 2013: UNICEF and the Swedish Embassy in Zimbabwe meet to review progress

Tanzania, 5 November 2013: Iodizing Salt to Fight Hidden Hunger in Zanzibar

Ethiopia, 1 November 2013: In Ethiopian villages, improving water and nutrition lays groundwork for a better future

Somalia, 27 October 2013: World Sight Day marked in Mogadishu with performances and poetry by blind school students

Uganda, 22 October 2013: Young Ugandan Leila Nassanga is a university student, a youth leader - and a U-Reporter

Zimbabwe, 22 October 2013: Zimbabwe commemorates Global Handwashing Day and National Sanitation Week

Zimbabwe, 19 October 2013: Zimbabwe launches an education strategy on life skills, sexuality and HIV and AIDS

Uganda, 16 October 2013: In Uganda, seeking to improve birth registration across Africa

Somalia, 14 October 2013: UNICEF support helps reduce the time Amina spends in search of water

South Africa, 12 October 2013: Young Reporters in South Africa giving a helping hand to spreading a lifesaving message

Somalia, 11 October 2013: UNICEF helps Somali girls in Mogadishu, London and Oslo to make a connection

Zimbabwe, 11 October 2013: Opinion: A simple solution with far-reaching benefits – the power is in our hands

Zimbabwe, 11 October 2013: Life of a rural girl in Zimbabwe

Uganda, 11 October 2013: UNICEF-supported “Go-Back-to-School” efforts help girl dropouts return to school

South Africa, 9 October 2013: Sinking her teeth into a male-dominated career field

London, 9 October 2013: Malawi youth champion plays starring role in Queens Baton Relay ceremony

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

New York, 7 October 2013: On International Day of the Girl Child, a spotlight on innovation

Zimbabwe, 7 October 2013: Essay Competition: International Day of the Girl Child

Ethiopia, 3 October 2013: Nationwide Polio Vaccination Campaign to reach 13 million children

Somalia, 3 October 2013: Go-2-School campaign aims to put one million children in the classroom

Mozambique, 3 October 2013: UNICEF launches water programme in Ribaue

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

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

Kenya, 30 September 2013: Kenya study looks at the growing community of young Internet users

Uganda, September 2013: Motorised water brings joy to Moruita sub-county

New York, 25 September 2013: At Education Cannot Wait event, global leaders stress need to fund education - especially in emergencies

Zimbabwe, 24 September 2013: Village health workers break barriers in accessing healthcare in rural Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe, 24 September 2013: Junior Parliamentarians receive phones to boost communication with their constituencies

Uganda, 21 September 2013: Beauty from Ashes: Finding Peace After Violence

New York, 19 September 2013: Millennium Development Goals a major focus, at United Nations General Assembly

New York, 19 September 2013: Podcast #81: The role of business in delivering on the global promise of education

Uganda, 16 September 2013: Mix of old and new helps cut child deaths in Uganda

Malawi, 13 September 2013: Kangaroo mother care - Saving babies born too soon

Ethiopia, 13 September 2013: In Ethiopia, a far-reaching health worker programme has helped reduce child mortality across the country

Uganda, 11 September 2013: Solar Suitcases make midwives feel comfortable conducting deliveries at night

Somalia, 9 September 2013: Children attending school for the first time talk about their hopes for the future

South Africa, 6 September 2013: Keeping mothers and children alive and healthy: tracking South Africa’s progress

New York, 6 September 2013: UNICEF Executive Board adopts strategic plan and integrated budget for 2014–2017

Somalia, September 2013: Girls flock to free primary school set up by women teachers

New York, 5 September 2013: Executive Board to adopt UNICEF strategic plan and integrated budget for 2014–2017

Zimbabwe, 5 September 2013: The small PIMA device brings life-saving treatment to people living positively in Mwenezi District

Kenya, 5 September 2013: Efforts to contain polio outbreak intensify around Kenyan refugee camp

Zimbabwe, 3 September 2013: Educating Zimbabwe’s most disadvantaged children through community participation

Zimbabwe, 3 September 2013: Education promises a better future for marginalized girls in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe, 3 September 2013: Access to clean water remains a challenge for rural women and girls

Malawi, 2 September 2013: A new lease of life through football

Malawi, August 2013: Mzambazi males shine by defying odds

New York, 30 August 2013: Second regular session of UNICEF Executive Board to open on 3 September

South Africa, 29 August 2013: NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving visits schools in South Africa with UNICEF

New York, 17 August 2013: “It makes us feel so proud” on World Humanitarian Day aid workers talk about why they serve.

New York, 16 August 2013: "If something is wrong around you, if something is not working in your community, act"

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

Uganda, 15 August 2013: Snuffed dreams: Tale of an orphaned Buhweju girl

Somalia, 14 August 2013: In Somalia, a major campaign to stop the spread of polio

Uganda, 12 August 2013: Judith Ineku - The Young Real Estate Guru

New York, 12 August 2013: Podcast #80: On International Youth Day, young activists share their views on the role of education in building peace

Ethiopia, 9 August 2013: Celebrating nutrition achievements in Wolaita

South Sudan, 7 August 2013: Finding Perspective in South Sudan - Dr. Yasmin’s Journey

Namibia, 7 August 2013: Namibian villagers grapple with the worst drought in three decades

South Africa, August 2013: South African artist Zolani Mahalo hitting the right note with her breastfeeding goals

New York, 6 August 2013: The young people at the vanguard of global change

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

Zimbabwe, 29 July 2013: Opening the world to disabled people

Mozambique, 22 July 2013: UNICEF Ambassadors speak out for children in Mozambique

New York, 22 July 2013: New UNICEF report on female genital mutilation/cutting: Turning opposition into action

Ethiopia, 18 July 2013: Street Child Turned Entrepreneur Inspires UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson During Visit to Ethiopia

Somalia, 18 July 2013: Polio outbreak in Somalia threatens to spread

Madagascar, 18 July 2013: In Madagascar, 'back to school' means including those left out

New York, 17 July 2013: Nelson Mandela: Any society which does not care for its children is no nation at all

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

New York, 15 July 2013: UNICEF celebrates a year of important firsts in 2012

Rwanda, 12 July 2013: New Early Childhood Development and Family Centre ensures the best start in life for children of Kayonza

New York, 12 July 2013: They thought a bullet would silence us, but they failed, Malala Yousafzai tells United Nations Youth Assembly

Zimbabwe, 12 July 2013: Transition fund breathes new life into Zimbabwe's health system

South Sudan, 12 July 2013: Maternal Mortality, a big challenge for the world’s newest nation

South Sudan, July 2013: On the eve of South Sudan’s second birthday, “Innovation” is the buzz word among young people

South Sudan, 9 July 2013: Born into so much hope, South Sudan's first baby “Independence Moses” shows nation has a long way to improve child survival

Somalia, 9 July 2013: Increasing numbers of children paralysed by polio in Somalia

New York, 5 July 2013: Nelson Mandela: Any society which does not care for its children is no nation at all

New York, 1 July 2013: Podcast 78: Africa's young innovators at the center of sustainable development

Uganda, 28 June 2013: Youth Digital Content Portal Wins Innovation Award

Somalia, June 2013: Religious leader’s battle to end female circumcision in Somalia

South Africa, 26 June 2013: IKEA Norway visits South Africa to learn about Safe and Caring Child-Friendly Schools

New York, 24 June 2013: UNICEF Executive Board concludes its 2013 annual session

Mozambique, 24 June 2013: A healthy generation grows in Mozambique

New York, 21 June 2013: A new chapter of the Schools for Africa initiative offers new possibilties for the continent's children

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

New York, 20 June 2013: Executive Board considers oversight and evaluation of UNICEF’s policies and programmes

New York, 19 June 2013: UNICEF Executive Board reviews draft Strategic Plan, 2014–2017

New York, 19 June 2013: UNHCR says forced global displacement at an 18-year high

Somalia, 18 June 2013: First High Level Conference on Education in several years opens in Mogadishu

New York, 18 June 2013: UNICEF Executive Board opens its annual session

Burundi, 17 June 2013: A strike against chronic malnutrition in Burundi

Angola, 17 June 2013: In Angola, changing feeding practices key to preventing malnutrition

South Africa, 17 June 2013: Young reporters honoured on National Youth Day at South Africa’s first ever Youth Radio Awards

Rwanda, 14 June 2013: Young people voice their views on Rwanda’s development

Uganda, 14 June 2013: Girls resist genital mutilation to embrace education

Madagascar, 11 June 2013: American singer and songwriter Katy Perry witnesses UNICEF’s efforts to fight chronic malnutrition in Madagascar

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

New York, 7 June 2013: In London, an historic opportunity to tackle global undernutrition

New York, 5 June 2013: Voices of Youth website revamp increases opportunities for engagement

Malawi, 2 June 2013: Members of UNICEF’s Executive Board look at the impact of the organization's work in Malawi

Swaziland, 30 May 2013: Swazi children want more opportunities

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

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

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

Malawi, 20 May 2013: The next generation of Malawi's children stay HIV free with Option B+

Uganda, 17 May 2013: Tackling malnutrition with homegrown solutions

New York, 15 May 2013: UNICEF launches groundbreaking cholera toolkit

Uganda, 10 May 2013: A new pneumonia vaccine is launched to save thousands of children

Mozambique, 8 May 2013: Birth registration a vital necessity

Mozambique, 6 May 2013: National Health Week time again!

New York, 3 May 2013: How can innovation improve access to quality learning?

Zimbabwe, April 2013: HIV positive adolescents want to be accepted as they are

Somalia, 30 April 2013: Groundbreaking new vaccine will save lives in Somalia

Rwanda, 25 April 2013: Rwanda is first sub-Saharan African country to introduce dual measles and rubella vaccine

Mozambique, 22 April 2013: Mozambique rolls out new pneumococcal vaccine

South Africa, 18 April 2013: The gift of life proving to be the greatest threat to newborns

Mozambique, 11 April 2013: One step at a time - UNICEF and UNHCR join forces to help stateless in Mozambique

Angola, 10 April 2013: Massive scale-up targets malnutrition in Angola

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

Angola, 1 April 2013: In Angola, sharing the recipe for happiness to end preventable child deaths

Mozambique, 25 March 2013: It is lunchtime, at Chiaquelane transit centre in Mozambique

Swaziland, 22 March 2013: In Swaziland, a national push for an HIV-free generation

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

Zimbabwe, 11 March 2013: UNICEF Executive Director visits school and clinic benefitting from essential supplies in Zimbabwe

Somalia, 5 March 2013: Solar power brings water to rural communities in Somalia

Botswana, 5 March 2013: UNICEF Executive Director and President of UNICEF Executive Board visit youth programmes that strike at HIV/AIDS in Botswana - and beyond

Uganda, 4 March 2013: Family Health Days bring Ugandans the routine medical care they need

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

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

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

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: 'RapidSMS' and mobile apps create waves of change in the fight against HIV and AIDS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Uganda, 8 March 2012: Reaching the vulnerable Ik community of Uganda’s Karamoja region

Ethiopia, 6 March 2012: In areas once affected by famine, Ethiopia builds capacity to wipe out malnutrition

South Sudan, 5 March 2012: UNICEF and partners support victims of inter-communal conflict in Jonglei

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

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

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

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

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

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

South Africa, 10 January 2012: Going beyond the ABCs

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

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

5 December 2011: International Volunteer day

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Swaziland, 29 July: FC Barcelona funds new early infant diagnosis laboratory

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kenya, 13 July 2011: Field diary: Somali refugee, 14, waits for her life to begin again in Dadaab, Kenya

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: Student-run WASH club promotes proper sanitation and hygiene practices

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Somalia, 28 December 2010: Community mobilizers help to fight childhood malnutrition

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

Zimbabwe, 8 December 2010: Rights advocate Graça Machel pledges support for Zimbabwean children at risk

Uganda, 3 December 2010: UNICEF supports efforts to help mothers keep children HIV-free

Angola, 3 December 2010: Child-friendly schools improve the learning environment for Angolan youth

New York, 3 December 2010: Young people call for post-primary education opportunities

Zambia, 3 December 2010: 'Unite for Climate' youth ambassadors raise environmental awareness

Zimbabwe, 2 December 2010: Country commemorates Global Day of Prayer

Kenya, 2 December 2010: Religious leaders aim health messages at 27 million Kenyans

Angola, 25 November 2010: UNICEF supports wider distribution of mosquito nets in Cunene Province

Eritrea, 24 November 2010: Complementary education programme puts children back to school

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

Uganda, 22 November 2010: Uganda conference addresses cutting-edge issues of technology for development

Uganda, 17 November 2010: Ugandans call for action at UNICEF-sponsored 'Future Search' conference in Karamoja

Angola, 17 November 2010: UNICEF supports revitalization of health services in post-conflict Angola

Ethiopia, 12 November 2010: National campaign provides life-saving vaccinations

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

Angola, 9 November 2010: Country battles polio outbreak with massive immunization drive

Madagascar, 8 November 2010: UNICEF supports Mother and Child Health Week amidst crisis

USA, 8 November 2010: International Children's Day of Broadcasting Awards celebrate child rights

Namibia, 5 November 2010: African parliamentarians vow to do more for children

Ethiopia, 3 November 2010: African Development Forum builds consensus on climate change and sustainable growth

Malawi, 28 October 2010: Protection for the most vulnerable households through cash transfers

Burundi, 26 October 2010: Mobilizing local communities to eradicate severe acute malnutrition

Rwanda, 26 October 2010: Rays of hope emerge after a deadly earthquake

Eastern and Southern Africa, 12 October 2010: Global Handwashing Day to be celebrated across the region

Malawi, 26 October 2010: Changing sanitation habits through a “Walk of Shame”

Angola, 22 October 2010: Safe water saves lives

Angola, 21 October 2010: UNICEF-supported programmes spread HIV awareness through sports

Angola, 21 October 2010: UNICEF-supported programmes spread HIV awareness through sports

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

Angola, 5 October 2010: Angolan organization targets most vulnerable in agriculture, HIV and other key areas

Malawi, 4 October 2010: Early childhood education centres make strides

Zimbabwe, 30 September 2010: Youth voices welcomed in constitutional review

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

Rwanda, 27 September 2010: Pneumonia vaccine fights top killer of children

New York, 22 September 2010: Young people play a role in achieving Millennium Development Goal on HIV/AIDS

Kenya, 21 September 2010: Women take the lead in water provision and management

Zambia, 16 September 2010: Expanding services and using 'Mother-Baby Pack' to reduce HIV among children

Ethiopia, 16 September 2010: In the parched regions, a water and sanitation programme reaches out

Zimbabwe, 14 September 2010: UNICEF and partners bring textbooks to students across the country

Malawi, 7 September 2010: Cash transfer programme helps the poorest families survive

Madagascar, 2 September 2010: On International Youth Day, film screening gives young people a forum

Zambia, 27 August 2010: Media initiative brings youth to the front-line of climate crisis

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

Tanzania, 5 August 2010: South African filmmaker wins UNICEF Child Rights Award at Zanzibar festival

Angola, 2 August 2010: UNICEF-supported programmes help families living with HIV

Zimbabwe, 30 July 2010: Calling for accelerated action, UN and Zimbabwe Government launch nutrition survey results

Somalia, 29 July 2010: A Public-Private Partnership provides safe water to thousands

Uganda, 23 July 2010: African Youth Forum delegates set to deliver their call to action to AU Summit leaders

Lesotho, 19 July 2010: 'Mother-Baby Pack' model helps prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission

Eritrea, 30 June 2010: Measles protection for life

Rwanda, 23 June 2010: Student films premier during FIFA World Cup 2010

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

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

Zimbabwe, 15 June 2010: Young Zimbabwean featured in 'Music by Prudence' champions disability rights

South Africa, 10 June 2010: As FIFA World Cup 2010 festivities begin in South Africa, Angélique Kidjo visits Soweto

Somalia, 9 June 2010: In remote communities, Child Health Days bring life-saving services to women and children

South Africa, 8 June 2010: Young people photograph their communities

Kenya, 26 May 2010: Lifeskills-based education: giving confidence to young women in Somalia

Somalia, 13 May 2010: Visiting Somalia, UNICEF Regional Director notes progress made on safe water

Kenya, 12 April 2010: Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa makes field visit to Kenya

Uganda, 12 March 2010: ‘Beyond School Books’ – a podcast series on education in emergencies

Somalia, 18 December 2009: UNICEF Radio youth reporter interviews 16-year-old Hassan Abdi Elmi about life in a Somali refugee camp

Malawi, 1 October 2008: Education offers hope to a young man in the working world of Malawi

 

 

 

 

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