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2014

Innovation can drive change for most disadvantaged children – UNICEF report
20 November 2014 – Urgent action is needed to prevent millions of children from missing out on the benefits of innovation, UNICEF said in a new report launched on the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Baroness Amos joins Beyond Sport and UNICEF at Johannesburg high school
28 October 2014 - Baroness Amos has joined forces with Beyond Sport and UNICEF South Africa by visiting Dr. E.G Jansen High School in Johannesburg to learn about the importance that sport plays in educational and social development.

Handwashing one important tool in the Ebola fight – UNICEF
15 October 2014 – As the world celebrates the seventh Global Handwashing Day, UNICEF said the fight against Ebola further underscores the practice of handwashing in disease prevention.

Nearly one in four adolescent girls experience physical violence
10 October 2014 – Ahead of the International Day of the Girl Child, UNICEF is issuing a new compilation of data revealing the magnitude of violence against adolescent girls and the alarming attitudes that perpetuate such abuse.

Ukufunda Virtual School puts the power of basic education back into the hands of every learner, teacher and parent in South Africa
12 September 2014 - Learning and teaching will become even more exciting in public schools with the launch of an innovative tool that will support classroom activities.

New global data expose acute prevalence of violence against children: UNICEF
4 September 2014 – The largest-ever compilation of data on violence against children shows the staggering extent of physical, sexual and emotional abuse -- and reveals the attitudes that perpetuate and justify violence, keeping it ‘hidden in plain sight’.

UNICEF South Africa along with the South African Government have joined hands in making the invisible, visible
22 July 2014 - UNICEF South Africa along with the South African Department of Social Development and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Gavin Rajah launched the End Violence Against Children Campaign today.

UNICEF’s latest data reveal disparities, show need to innovate to advance children’s rights
30 January 2014 – Declaring that 'every child counts', UNICEF today urged greater effort and innovation to identify and address the gaps that prevent the most disadvantaged of the world's 2.2 billion children from enjoying their rights.

 

 
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