365 days to make handwashing with soap a habit for every Malagasy household with the 2016-2017 national campaign
For Madagascar, the topic chosen for the celebration is to make handwashing with soap a habit for everyone. This day takes a larger scale for the country with the official launch of national campaign for handwashing for 2016-2017 targeting all the populations.
Investing in nutrition (V.F)
« Let Us Learn»: Cash transfer for post primary transition
The signature of the MoU to implement cash transfert program for school transition has been signed in early october 2016 with the presence of Madagascar Prime Minister, Head of Government and the Development Fund, with the Ministry of Population, Social Protection and Promotion of women and the Ministry of National Education. « Let Us Learn » is a logic follow up of the engagement of the government and its partners to enable an effective and inclusive social protection policy for the country.
Case of cash transfer
The Ministry of Social Protection and UNICEF Madagascar launched in June 23rd juin 2016, in the presence of the First Lady, Voahangy RAJAONARIMAMPIANINA, the 3rd phase of national campaign to end violence against children. The launch of this campaign with the participation of national artists and thousands of children from different groups and associations joined the celebration of Children month as well as the day of African child under the topic of « Conflicts and crisis in Africa : let us protection children’s rights. ». Violence against children and teenagers in Madagascar is real. The impact of the violence can last a lifetime, and can even be transmitted to another future generation. Violence has also a negative impact on the success and the school results of the child. Every child has the right to be protected against all forms of violence, grow up in a safe and protecting environment and later contribute to the building of a peaceful country. Child protection is everyone’s responsability. UNICEF Madagascar reiterates its support to the Madagascar Government in this fight against violence on children.
Promotion of early childhood in Madagascar
Year in Review; best of 2015 pictures
2015 was a rich year of activities for UNICEF Madagascar. Apart from intense nutrition activities to ensure child survival, UNICEF has significantly contributed to the major polio campaigns organized during 2015. This section will give you a view of all achievements to promote children's rights in Madagascar through pictures from the field.