Real lives

Real Lives

Photo essays


Photo essays

UNICEF Malawi/2015/van der Merwe

Malawi Queens visit flood survivors in Nsanje
20 February 2015 - Sport can provide children with a sense of hope and normalcy in emergencies such as the floods that hit Malawi. That is why we took the Malawi Queens to communities that had been affected by the flooding.

UNICEF Malawi/2015

Responding to the 2015 floods
19 January 2015 - UNICEF is working through its teams on the ground in Blantyre and Zomba to deliver life-saving interventions to those in the hardest hit districts: Nsanje, Chikwawa and Phalombe all in the Shire River Basin.

UNICEF Malawi/2014/Ganesh

25 years of child rights in Malawi
20 November 2014 - To mark the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, this photo essays features some of Malawi’s successes and challenges in realizing the rights of all children.

UNICEF Malawi/2014/Ganesh

Kangaroo Mother Care: Saving lives
November 2014 - Malawi has the highest preterm birth rate in the world. Despite strong progress in reducing child mortality, many babies do not survive the first month of their life, mainly because they were born premature.

Childhood malnutrition
In recent years, Malawi has achieved tremendous strides in economic development. Despite the progress, pockets of food insecurity remain in some parts of the country.

UNICEF Malawi/2010/Noorani

Adolescence: An Age of Opportunity
On 25th February 2011, UNICEF launched a groundbreaking report on adolescence. This photo series looks at this emerging generation in Malawi and the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.

UNICEF Malawi /2010/Chagara

UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake in Malawi
October 2010: UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake during a visit to Malawi, highlighted the social cash transfer programme as an innovation that is helping to improve the lives of poor grandmothers and orphans. View images from his visit.



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