© UNICEF Mozambique/2012
Gabriel's second lease on life
Gabriel was only 13 years old when he was brutally attacked by three men. Gabriel was living with relatives of his deceased father at the time, together with his two younger brothers.
At Carlitos' house, the women dance and rejoice as their tears flow. The dinner table is piled with chicken, potatoes, salad, and cool drinks, in humble gratitude to those who helped find the 10-year old child. Carlitos had been missing for a month.
“Focus on what we can do, not on what we cannot”
MAPUTO, Mozambique, 21 June 2013 - To anyone who meets her, it is immediately clear that Laura is an exceptional child. The sparkle in her eyes, irrepressible energy, and cheeky laughter are disarming. When she smiles, you can’t help doing the same.
Initiatives to register births for protection programmes gain momentum
Mutarara, MOZAMBIQUE - In districts across Mozambique, UNICEF partners with the Ministry of Justice in establishing the Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) system, a crucial element of a country’s good governance and respect for civil and human
Birth registration a vital necessity
Gaza, Mozambique, 8 May 2013. Laura Nhembe only learned that birth registration services would be offered during the National Health Week when she brought her children in for vaccination.
Lídia: Lost and found
Chiaquelane, GAZA, February 2013 – It was another day at the Chiaquelane camp, with a hot sun high in the sky. A live radio program broadcasting educational messages had just begun, and camp residents were gathering around listening to the presenter
Community Theater Group urges viewers to reflect on the effects of violence against children
Sergio Silva, a public officer of the Casa da Cultura, teaches children theatre techniques in the city of Quelimane. Silva is the provincial coordinator of the Grupo de Teatro do Oprimido, a UNICEF partner that specializes in teatro do oprimido.
Overcoming fear to report domestic violence
Maria says that she is feeling safer these days because it is now two months since her husband last beat her and threatened her children.