LATEST FROM THE EASTERN & SOUTHERN AFRICA REGION
Kenya
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The brutal truth
No investment has a higher return for a country than ensuring that girls are in school and learning. And yet from belittling to beatings, school life for some girls is a world away from a safe and inclusive learning environment.
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Mozambique
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Mobile counselling: “Like talking to my friend”
Young people in Mozambique face a number of challenges: The country has some of the highest prevalence rates of HIV in the world, violence affects around 1 in 4 children aged 15–19 and early marriage and teen pregnancy rates are extremely high...
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International Day of the Girl Child
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Girlforce!
This year’s International Day of the Girl Child focuses on ‘a skilled workforce’. UNICEF knows – and shows – it can happen! You don’t need a university degree to comprehend the critical importance of education to the outcome of a person’s life.
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South Sudan
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Beads and barefoot nurses: Community health workers reach remotest lands
Slowly passing a string of large white beads through her fingers, healthcare worker Lokale Marko counts the breaths of the six-month old girl held in front of her. At each breath, another bead slides through her fingers.
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