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Find the latest news on issues affecting children across Eastern and Southern Africa, including press releases, multimedia content and other resources for journalists

Sitting in her class, a young girl child writes in her textbook in Kangalita Primary school in a remote area, about 58 kilometers South of the town of Lodwar, in Turkana district in northern Kenya.

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To arrange an interview with one of our experts or request more information, contact:

James Elder

Regional Chief of Communication

jelder@unicef.org

Tsitsi Singizi

Communication Specialist

tsingizi@unicef.org

Priscilla Ofori-Amanfo

Communication Specialist

poforiamanfo@unicef.org

Gina walks to fetch water with her 5-year-old son, Rindra, in Antsirabe, Madagascar.

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Current issues

Read about UNICEF’s position on current issues affecting children.

Reporting guidelines

Reporting on children and young people has its special challenges. In some instances the act of reporting on children places them or other children at risk of retribution or stigmatization.

UNICEF has developed principles to assist journalists as they report on issues affecting children.