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Young child survival and development

2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2011

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

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

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

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

2010

Zimbabwe, 2 December: Country commemorates Global Day of Prayer

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

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

Angola, 17 November: UNICEF supports revitalized health service in post-conflict Angola

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

Somalia, 1 September: Field diary: More efforts needed to help Somali families survive and thrive

Angola, 22 June: Brick by brick and doctor by doctor, Angola rebuilds its health care system

Somalia, 17 June: Field diary: In Boroma district, Child Health Days campaign is making strides

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

Maternal and newborn health

2012

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

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

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

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

2011

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

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

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

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

2010

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

Immunization

2012

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

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

Angola, 9 August: Angola turns the tide against polio

Zimbabwe, 30 July: Critical new vaccine against pneumonia launched

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

South Sudan, 7 June: Increasing demand for vaccination services

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

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

2011

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

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

Somalia, 5 September: UNICEF combats measles in overcrowded displacement camps

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

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

Kenya, 2 August: Immunization campaign reaches vulnerable children at Kenya-Somalia border

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

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

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

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

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

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

2010

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

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

Rwanda, 27 September: Pneumonia vaccine fights top killer of childrenZambia, 26 July: Vaccination campaign conducted in response to resurgence of measles

Eritrea, 30 June: Measles protection for life

Malaria

2012

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

2011

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

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

2010

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

Nutrition

2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ethiopia, 5 August: Community Based Nutrition programme holds off hunger in drought-prone Ethiopia 9057

2010

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

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

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

Water, sanitation and hygiene

2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

2011

Zambia, 3 November: HRH Chief Macha decorated by President for work on sanitation

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

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

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

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

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

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

2010

Malawi, 26 October: Changing Sanitation Habits through a “Walk of Shame”

Angola, 22 October: Safe water saves lives

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

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

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

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

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

Children and AIDS

2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2011

Burundi, 06 December: Preventing the mother-to-child transmission of HIV

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2010

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

Kenya, 1 November: 'Maisha Zone' initiative aims to end mother-to-child transmission of HIV

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

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

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

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

Basic education and gender equality

2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rwanda, 17 January: Improving schools for children with disabilities

South Africa, 10 January: Going beyond the ABCs

2011

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

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

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

South Sudan, 27 October: A primary school becomes a model for increasing girls’ enrolment through a child-to-child approach

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

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

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

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

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

Kenya, 12 August: Mobile schools aim to ensure education

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

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

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

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

Ethiopia, 1 April: UNICEF Executive Director sees equity strategy accelerating educationSomalia, 31 March: Gender equality classes help teenage girls stay in school

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

Somalia, 9 February: Youth centres provide young adults with crucial life skills

2010

Madagascar, 17 December: Contracts for School Success initiative

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

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

Malawi, 4 October: Early childhood education centres make strides

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

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

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

2009

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

2008

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

Child protection

2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

South Sudan, 15 March: 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: Guaranteeing children's rights to protection and play

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

South Sudan, 13 January: Mission Diary: Jonglei violence

2011

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

South Sudan, 01 December: UNICEF and partners use radio to call for an end to violence against children

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

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

Burundi, 26 July: With help from UNICEF and community volunteers, families start over

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2010

Uganda, 14 December: Uganda modernizes birth registration process

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Social policy

2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2011

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

2010

Namibia, 5 November: At regional workshop, African parliamentarians vow to do more for children

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

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

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

Emergency preparedness and response

2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Comoros, 3 May: UNICEF responds to the flood emergency

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

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

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

2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kenya, 12 August: Mobile schools aim to ensure education

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Somalia, 13 June: UNICEF constructs classrooms and trains teachers for children displaced by conflict

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

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

2010

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

Voices Of Unicef Volunteers

5 December: International Volunteer day  

Youth in action

2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2010

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

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

Zimbabwe, 30 September: Zimbabwe welcomes youth voices in constitutional review

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

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

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

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

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

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

South Africa, 8 June: Young people photograph their communities

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

2009

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

Child rights

2012

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

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

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

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

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

2011

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

2010

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

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

Climate change

2012

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

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

2011

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

2010

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

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

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

Partnerships

2012

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

Zimbabwe, 30 July: Critical new vaccine against pneumonia launched

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

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

Zimbabwe, 20 April: Zimbabwe announces a US$4.8 million grant for child health and child protection from the Government of Japan

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

2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2010

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

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

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

 

 

 

 

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