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UNICEF Somalia/2013

Young people are important actors in ending child marriage in Africa, says UNICEF
Theme of the Day of the African Child 2015: “25 Years after the Adoption of the African Children’s Charter: Accelerating our Collective Efforts to End Child Marriage in Africa”. Child marriage remains a brutal reality for millions of girls across Africa, denying them the right to live healthy and fulfilling lives.

New publication

UNFPA 2015

The Federal Republic of Somalia launches first population data since 1975
The Federal Republic of Somalia today launched the first comprehensive estimation of the Somali population in over four decades at the Police Academy in Mogadishu; a groundbreaking initiative that will inform development programmes in the country.

Feature stories

DW/A Kriesch

Young Somali activist takes over UNICEF’s main twitter account to mark the Day of the African Child
To mark the annual Day of the African Child UNICEF organized a ‘twitter takeover’ of the main UNICEF Twitter account usually operated from headquarters in New York by five young female activists from Somalia, Uganda, Niger, Chad and Sierra Leone.

New Publications

UNICEF Somalia Annual Report 2014

Population Estimation Survey 2014

Reports on the situation of children and women
Final MICS4 reports and Key Findings

Go‐2‐School initiative (2013‐2016)
Educating for Resilience

unite for children