UNICEF gears up to help over 500,000 Malian children return to school
BAMAKO/DAKAR, 3 September 2013 – With the new school year in Mali starting on the 1st of October, UNICEF is scaling up efforts to give a school place to half a million children whose lives were disrupted by the conflict, seasonal flooding and nutrition...
The European Commission provides UNICEF €3 Million to Help Combat Malnutrition in Mali
BAMAKO/BRUSSELS, 09 July 2013 – The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO) is increasing its funding to UNICEF to help address the urgent needs of children and women affected by acute malnutrition with life-saving interventions and...
UNICEF Steps up Prevention Efforts as Cholera Outbreak in Mali Threatens Thousands in Conflict Affected North
BAMAKO, 28 May 2013 – A cholera outbreak in Gao region has claimed two lives and left another 20 people needing urgent treatment. This is the first outbreak of the disease in Mali since the start of the rainy season.
UNICEF raises the alarm in Mali over recruitment of children
Calls on all parties to put children out of the way of conflict
Cholera in northern Mali: UNICEF and local partners to distribute kits to ensure access to safe drinking water for 60,000 children
BAMAKO/DAKAR, 16 July 2012 – Following the recent outbreak of cholera in Mali, UNICEF is sending 20,000 water, sanitation and hygiene kits to north of the country as part of its emergency response.
Violence against children mounting in Mali
UNICEF today expressed grave concern over the situation in northern Mali, where evidence shows children are being killed or injured by explosive devices and recruited into armed groups amid reports of rape and sexual abuse.
News Note: Mali instability increases health risks for children and mothers
BAMAKO, Mali, 22 May 2012 – UNICEF officials are warning that the crisis in the North of Mali has dramatically increased the risks from diseases such as cholera, measles and polio and could increase maternal and infant deaths.
Mali: Through the eyes of children
Twenty budding photographers participated in the EYE SEE intiative, a workshop sponsored by Sony Corporation, facilitated in partnership with the UNICEF Japanese National Committee, and implemented by local partners.
Engaging the private sector to achieve better results for children in Mali: The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC) of Mali and UNICEF present the study "The Impact of the Private Sector on Children’s Rights in Mali"
BAMAKO, Mali, 28 September 2011 – A validation workshop of a new study on furthering the child-focused Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) agenda was held in Bamako on 20-21 September.
Is West Africa ready for children’s’ ombudsmen?
Bamako, Mali, 23 June 2009 - This is the question being posed in Bamako by experts as they meet to encourage the development of Ombudsmen for children in a region noted for high rates of child mortality and serious rights abuse.
Mali: assessing child poverty and disparities towards better results for children
Interview with UNICEF Representative on the findings and policy implications of the child poverty and disparity study in Mali. | Interview avec le représentant d'UNICEF sur les conclusions de l'étude sur la pauvreté des enfants au Mali.