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18 February 2015 - Her Excellency First Lady of Kenya, Margaret Kenyatta, officiates launch of a Government of Kenya, European Union and UNICEF multi-million Euro programme to help prevent child and maternal malnutrition during the second National Nutrition Symposium in Nairobi, Kenya.

REAL LIVES

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KITUI, Kenya - When asked about her hopes for the future, Margaret says, rubbing her face fondly on Julian’s, “I would like Julian to grow up healthy and to be a teacher. And I would like to have two more children. This time I will breastfeed them for six months,” she says.

 

Events

6 February 2015 - International Day of Zero Tolerance Against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
FGM is a violation of the human rights of girls and women. The practice violates their rights to health, security and physical integrity, their right to be free from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, and their right to life when the procedure results in death.


 

WHAT'S HAPPENING

19 November 2014 - World Toilet Day

20 November 2014 - Universal Children's Day, CRC@25

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