Senegal launches cash support for poorest families
DAKAR, Senegal, 9 October 2013 - The new five year scheme “Programme National de Bourses de Securite Familiale (PNBSF)” aims to reduce extreme poverty...
Senegal provides free access to health services for 2.5 million under-five children
DAKAR, Senegal, 4 October 2013 – On October 1st, 2013, Senegal launched its initiative providing free of charge access to health services to children under five. As many as 2.5 million Senegalese children will benefit...
Senegal aims to save the lives of 10,000 children by 2015
DAKAR, 5 July 2013 – Today Senegal launched its National Plan on Accelerated Child Survival, with the aim of saving the lives of an additional 10,000 children under 5 by 2015 through combined efforts under the “A Promised Renewed” initiative.
Tightening national safety nets for children in Africa
DAKAR, Senegal, 7 May 2012 – From 7 to 9 May 2012, the biggest ever international conference on strengthening child protection systems in Sub-Saharan Africa brings together more than 300 child protection practitioners from across the continent.
Former President elects to fight childhood malnutrition
DAKAR, Senegal, 21 July 2011 – António Manuel Mascarenhas Gomes Monteiro aims to help combat childhood malnutrition in West Africa through his new role as Nutrition Advocate.
In Senegal, students and officials call for an end to violence against children as the Convention of the rights of the child turns 20
Dakar, Senegal, 20 November 2009 - Hundreds of children gathered under tents at their school in the Point E neighborhood of Dakar, Senegal on November 20th.
The child poverty dynamics in Senegal
Dakar, Senegal, 18 December 2009 - UNICEF Representative in Senegal discusses the findings and policy implications of the Child Poverty study.